Jammu : Ramesh Kumar on Saturday took over as the Divisional Commissioner, Jammu.
The outgoing Divisional Commissioner, Dr Raghav Langer congratulated Ramesh Kumar for his new assignment and apprised him about the functioning of the Divisional Commissioner Office and various other important issues.
After taking over the charge, the new Divisional Commissioner interacted with the Officers and officials of Div Com office.
Additional Commissioner, Assistant Commissioners, Deputy Director Planning, officers and other staff were present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, an impressive function was also organised to bid farewell to Dr Raghav Langer, the outgoing Divisional Commissioner.
Later, The Divisional Commissioner held an introductory meeting with Deputy Commissioners and officers of District administrations of the division through video conferencing.
The Div Com took first hand appraisal of the major issues of each district.
Speaking at the meeting, the Divisional Commissioner called upon the DCs and District officers to work with added zeal and dedication to achieve development targets within the stipulated time frame. He asked the DCs to take innovative measures to achieve the targets under the flagship schemes.
He instructed all the Deputy Commissioners to conduct field visits which are necessary for understanding the public issues on ground level.
While interacting with DC Kathua, Samba, Udhampur and Ramban, Div Com also discussed arrangements for upcoming annual amaranth yatra. He directed all the concerned DCs to put in place all necessary arrangements well in time for smooth conduct of Yatra.
The Div Com exhorted upon DCs to personally monitor the development works in their respective districts especially works under District Capex budget. He asked them to resolve the issues (if any) on priority which are hampering developmental works for their expeditious completion.
Kumar also instructed the DCs to hold meeting with forest officers and make comprehensive plan for taking control measures of Forest fire incidents.
He also called for proper follow up of public grievances for their timely redressal.
“The resolution of the public grievances should be the priority of the district administration,” Kumar said.