Srinagar : As part of Governments ambitious Initiative to listen the issues of people at their doorsteps through Back to Village Programme Phase 4, Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, Dr. Raghav Langer who is also Secretary In-charge for Baramulla district today paid an extensive tour of Salamabad Uri and took stock of ongoing activities in vilage Panchayats under B2V4.
The Secretary Planning was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, Sub divisional Megistrate Uri, Jatin Kishore, Assistant Commissioner Development, Yaar Ali khan and other functionaries of concerned departments.
At the outset, SDM Uri while paying a welcome note to the visiting officer said that the people are enthusiastically participating in the Back to Village Programme.
During his visit, the Secretary interacted with the visiting officers and public. He also visited some development work sites along with officers.
While interacting with people, the Secretary Planning said that the aim and objective of the B2V4 programme is to reach out to the people of the district at their door steps, listen to their demands and issues for early redressal. He appealed to people to come forward and participate enthusiastically in the program.
He said that the visiting officers have been deployed at Panchayats under the first phase of B2V4 to ensure that they can voice the genuine issues being raised by people in a transparent manner so that effective solutions can be undertaken as well as to review the implementation of welfare measures on the ground and identify gap areas.
Dr Raghav Langer also inspected the stalls installed by different departments and enquired about the grievance redressal mechanism being adopted to the satisfaction of the public.
The Visiting Officer also inagurated various sports activities including Tug of War and distributed sporting kits among them and deliberated upon them to contribute in national building.
On the occasion, Dr Raghav Langer also distributed land passbooks among the farmers. He said that it is a landmark initiative taken by the J&K Government to provide Land Passbooks to the lawful land owners to further improve the service delivery, enhance transparency and accountability in the system.
Sanction letters were also distributed among beneficiaries for establishing units under IDS and other schemes.
He also handed over Baby Kits to newly born girl children under BBBP besides, distributing sanction letters under Ladli Beti scheme.
The Deputy Commissioner Baramulla also spoke on the occasion and expressed her happiness for mass participation of people in B2V4 across all Panchayats of Baramulla in which PRIs and all the members of Gram Panchayats took active part in Planning exercise.
She said that district is set to achieve saturation in PM JAY scheme under which Golden Cards are being issued to it’s benefit.
DC further said that District Administration is actively involved in saturating targetted deliverables across all panchayats of Baramulla.
Appreciating efforts of District Administration, Dr Raghav Langer said that district is taking a lead in development under the dynamic leadership of Dr Sehrish Asgar.
Later, Dr Raghav Langer interacted with PRIs and discussed development plan of Salamabad Uri.