Back to Village 2.0 concludes in seven halqa panchayats in Srinagar
Srinagar, Nov 28:
The second phase of the Back to Village programme concluded proceedings in
another seven halqa panchayats in Srinagar on Thursday taking the total number
covered so far under government’s rural outreach programme to 15 out of the
total 21 halqas in the district.
programme in Nowgam-A and Nowgam-B of Srinagar block, Khonmoh-C, Balhama-A and
Balhama-B of Khonmoh block, and Dara-B and Theed-A of Harwan block saw
considerable public response that was filled with enthusiasm and high hopes for
redressal of genuine developmental grievances.
It comprised a
range of programmes including gram sabhas and inspections of public facilities
in each of these halqa panchayats aimed at correct understanding of
developmental shortfalls among other requirements thereof.
It also included
inspections of functioning of PRIs and new works under execution and awareness
sessions about government schemes meant for people living and working in rural
areas and enrolment of beneficiaries there under.
held on-the-spot review and redressal of issues and obtained feedback from the
locals about status of developmental projects taken up under different schemes
in their areas since the first phase of the flagship outreach programme. Field
visits revealed a host of developmental concerns of these halqas.
In all these
seven halqas the visiting officers were accompanied by officers from concerned
line departments in order to ensure proper understanding and recording of
grievances and concerns which will now be submitted as a compiled report to the
office of the DC for their redressal.
Srinagar has a
total of 21 halqa panchayats spread over four blocks including 9 in Harwan, 5
each in Khonmoh and Srinagar, and 2 in Qamarwari.
The next two-day
rural outreach in the district will take place in the remaining 6 halqa
panchayats on November 29-30.