Doda – District Development Commissioner (DDC), Doda, Farooq Ahmed Khan today visited Gai, Dessa and convened a public meeting to listen and redress the grievances of the people of the area.
The DDC was accompanied by Chief Planning Officer, Doda Sh. Yasir Balwan, E.Xen PHE Doda G.M, DIC Sh. D.S Katoch, District Social Welfare Officer Doda Sh. Rakesh Kumar, A.D Handicrafts Sh. Garbi Rashid, BDO Bhagwah various other district and sectoral officers besides Sarpanches, Panches and people of the area attended the public meeting.
People of the area projected various demands and grievances including , all weather connectivity through Bhagwah-Dessa road, food store Godown at Dessa with stocking capacity for full winter, appointment of adequate staff at Government Higher Secondary School Dessa, opening of PHC , adequate transport facility for the area, repair of school buildings damaged due to snowfall, posting of lady doctor and other doctors, PHC with IPD facility, repair of various water supply schemes , replacement of old rotten poles, provision of electricity to unelectrified areas.
People of the area also demanded more and more benefits under various centrally sponsored schemes like SGSY, IAY, BRGF, PMEGP, besides implementation of schemes of handloom, agriculture, horticulture and handicraft departments.
Besides this, the people also demanded further streamlining of ration supply, issuance of BPL, Antodaya cards, timely start of works under MGNREGA to ensure timely completion, timely vaccination of animals, construction of forest Dak Bunglow, besides a number of other demands.
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