Budgam :The fourth leg of ambitious ‘Back to Village’ Phase- IV (B2V4) programme concluded on Thursday across all 296 panchayats in Budgam.
On the conclusion day, the Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole participated in the B2V4 programme at Panchayat Halqa Mamath in Budgam Block and addressed the local gathering.
During his address, the Div Com said that villages like Mamath which are adjacent to the ring road project in Budgam will see immense socio-economic development in near future.
He said not only there shall be better transport facility and connectivity once the ring road is through for vehicular movement but also the area shall be connected with airport road Humhama directly via New bypass project.
Pole said that through this ambitious B2V4 programme, administration reached people at their doorsteps to receive direct feedback regarding the development process and implementation of welfare schemes on the ground.
He directed concerned to identify patch of suitable land for the development of playground at Mamath, resolve technical issues of WSS, change of wooden poles by cemented or steel ones on priority basis in the Panchayat halqa.
Deputy Commissioner Budgam, S F Hamid, Director ULB, Mathura Masoom and other senior officers also attended the programme.
On the occasion, participants took pledge against drugs under Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan.
It is worth mentioning here that Principal Secretary, H&UD, Dheeraj Gupta; Principal Chief Conservator Forest, Mohit Gera; Commissioner Secretary Public Grievances, RehanaBatul; Secretary Agriculture Production, Shabnum Kamilli; VC SDA, Haris Handoo; Special Secretary, Abdul Rashid Fayaz; Director Animal Husbandry, Purnima Mittal; DC Excise Tabasum Kamilli and Deputy Secretary Home, Syed Yasir Farooq besides other Officers B2V4 attended the B2V4 programmes in various Panchayat Halqas as Visiting Officers.
Meanwhile, Visiting Officers at all panchayats listened to issues and concerns of locals and PRIs. They also distributed recreational items among senior citizens clubs, baby kits to lactating mothers, land passbooks and health cards among beneficiaries.
They also laid foundation stones for various developmental works, inaugurated a number of projects, participated in plantation drives and inspected work progress of ongoing projects across all Panchayat Halqas.
Visits to Amrit Sarovars besides chairing Maha Gram Sabhas and public grievances redressal camps, distribution of approval and sanction letters was also held during the programme.
Locals enthusiastically participated in these programmes and conveyed their views and feedback regarding the work done by various departments in their respective areas.
The visiting officers also inaugurated various sports activities at many schools and distributed Soil Health Cards and Oilseed Mini Kits among beneficiaries.
During the events, meetings with senior citizens, youth clubs were also held where people of different age groups raised their demands and issues.
On the occasion, the visiting officers also inspected the stalls set up by various departments to display their products and generate awareness about their welfare schemes among the general public.
During the programmes, students presented various cultural programmes.