Dulloo holds Gram Sabha in Fakir Gujri Pachayat

SRINAGAR : Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo, today visited Fakir Gujri Panchayat in Harwan Block of Srinagar District as Visiting Officer under ongoing 4th phase of “Back to Village” pro- gramme to assess the devel- opment issues and needs in the Panchayat halqa.
Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Aijaz Asad accompanied the Additional Chief Secretary during his visit.
After his arrival to Fakir Gujri, a remote and hilly area of Srinagar District, the Additional Chief Secretary was accorded a warm welcome.
On the occasion, Atal Dulloo held a detailed inter- action with local PRI mem- bers and general public and took a firsthand appraisal about their grievances and problems. He also sought on the spot response from each Department with regard to developmental activities in the Panchayat Halqa Fakir gujri.
While interacting with the people, the ACS high- lighted the importance of
‘Back to Village’
Programme and said that the purpose behind launch- ing this people friendly ini- tiative is to ensure that no one is is deprived of the benefit of development schemes. He emphasized upon the people to ensure their proactive engagement with the District Administration in taking the development profile of the District to new heights.
He said that the Government’s Ambitious Outreach Programme intends to bring Administration at the door steps of the people living in any part of the District to ensure time bound redressal and fulfilment of their demands on priority basis.
He also sought feedback from the general public on the implementation of dif- ferent welfare schemes as well developmental activi- ties being executed in their respective areas. He lauded the District Administration for achieving tangible results on the development front.
Earlier, the ACS inspect- ed the stalls set up by vari- ous departments and agen- cies including Health, Agriculture, Horticulture,
J&K Bank, Sheep Husbandry, RDD, Animal Husbandry, Sericulture, ICDS, NULM, Social Welfare and Floriculture showcasing various Centrally Sponsored Schemes and other Government programmes.
During the programme, the ACS distributed an Amount of 1,27,99,500/= as Lower Education Assistance among 1699 Beneficiaries under Under JK Buildings & Other C o n s t r u c t i o n Wo r k e r s ( J K B O C W ) Welfare Scheme.
He also handed over sanction letters worth Rs. 40 lakh to local beneficiar-
ies under PM Employment G e n e r a t i o n P r o g r a m m e ( P M E G P ) through J&K Bank for set- ting up income generating units. He also distributed Sports kits among local clubs and Baby kits under the BBBP programme.
Later, Dulloo inspected the local Anganwari Centre and took stock of Nutrition and Poshan Vatikas.
Additional District D e v e l o p m e n t Commissioner, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, BDC chairper- son, Saleema Bano, DDC and PRI members and all Zonal/Sectoral Officers were also part of the pro- gramme.