Vyas listens to public grievances at Jammu, directs for early redressal

JAMMU, NOV 9: Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas on Friday convened a public outreach programme here under the aegis of JK Governor’s Grievance Cell and issued on the spot directions to concerned officers for speedy redressal of grievances being faced by people. The public outreach programme was attended by senior officers of District Administration, Rural Development, Housing and Urban Development, PDD, Relief and other concerned Departments
Over 354 people comprising 27 delegations and individuals apprised the Advisor with their issues and sought intervention of the Governor’s administration for ensuring redressal of the same in a time-bound manner.
A delegation of left-out 2014 flood victims from Khour demanded compensation for losses suffered on the account of deluge. Deputation from Jagti demanded adequate grant-in-aid for establishing old-age home at Jagti Township. Deputation from Patta-Ploura demanded realignment of proposed flyover on upcoming Akhnoor-Poonch four-Lanning Road project.
Another delegation from Jagti Township raised several demands related to water scarcity, encroachment of migrant property in valley and sought immediate redressal of projected concerns. A delegation of PDD engineers demanded redressal of their service matters like stagnation in services, regularization, enhancement in their travel allowances and other issues.
A deputation of contractors of Jammu Municipal Corporation demanded release of their pending liabilities. All Jammu and Kashmir Kargil Porters Association raised several issues and demanded early redressal. Dental surgeon deputation demanded creation of posts for their absorption. Deputation from Panchgraian demanded construction of bridges and culverts in their area.
Jammu and Kashmir Print Media Welfare Association raised several issues related to media fraternity and sought their immediate redressal. Ghordi Udhampur deputation demanded up-gradation of School, construction of sports stadium and Tehsil status in their area.
A deputation of International Human Rights organization raised issues of drug-menace in the State and sought immediate redressal measures. They also raised several issues related to refugees. All Jammu and Kashmir Christian United Federation raised several issues related to Christian community and demanded declaration of Gazetted holiday on the occasion of Good Friday in Jammu Province.
The Advisor directed officers for prompt redressal of projected issues concerning public and maintained that instructions have already been passed to the officers and executing agencies to ensure that public do not suffer for want of essential services.