Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan today held a public darbar to listen to the public grievances at Church Lane, Sonwar Srinagar.
On the occasion, scores of delegations consisting of employees, common citizens and panchayat members from different areas and departments met Advisor Khan to apprise him of their grievances and issues.The delegations raised collective and individual issues and sought their early redressal.
A delegation of residents from Takenwari, Tangpora and Bakhshipora areas of Srinagar apprised the Advisor that these villages should be detached from Srinagar Municipal Corporation and included in Qamarwari Block so that they could benefit from various rural development schemes.
Similarly, Advisor (BK) was informed by a group of physiotherapists, X-ray technicians, ECG technicians, Computer operators and other employees working in the health department that their wages have not been released since March, this year. They requested that their wages be released at an earliest.
Besides, a group of contractors from Kangan, Ganderbal apprised the Advisor that most works of PHE department in the area have been stopped due to the concerned AEE of the area. They demanded that concerned AEE should be transferred so the developmental works will resume.
While giving patient hearing to grievances brought into his notice by various delegations and individuals, the Advisor assured the visiting deputations that all their genuine issues would be examined for early redress.
He also issued on the spot directions to the concerned officers to take cognizance of the issues pertaining to their departments.