Handwara/: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din Wednesday chaired a daylong Municipal Diwas and Grievance Redressal Camp at Town Hall Handwara.
President, Municipal Committee Handwara, Masroor Ahmad Banday; DDC Member Rajwar, Suliman Mir, District officers and citizens participated in the Municipal diwas with adherence of Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB).
In his address, the DC said that the objective of holding Municipal diwas is to listen and address the developmental issues of the people living in towns adding that this was the first of a kind initiative of the administration to hold a separate public interaction programme in the town.
The DC said that the augmentation of water and power supply is among the top priorities of the Government adding that the ambitious JalJeevan Mission programme is being implemented and every household will get taped water connection by August 2022.
Regarding power supply, the DC said that regular inspection of Receiving Stations is being held on a weekly basis by himself to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the people. He said the power scenario is getting streamlined day by day by augmentation of various Receiving stations in the district.
Earlier, President Municipal Committee, DDC Member, councilors also spoke and raised various issues with regard to their local requirements.
The DC gave them patient hearing and assured that all genuine demands shall be fulfilled in a time bound manner.
District Officers on the occasion spoke and provided awareness of schemes of their concerned departments, besides, replied to the queries raised.
On the occasion, Imam Din highlighted the need for implementation of CAB in view of the spike in the Covid and omicron variant cases in the UT.
He exhorted upon the people to follow CAB and other SOPs religiously to keep the pandemic at bay.
The DC directed the concerned Officers for implementation of CAB on ground in letter and spirit.