PULWAMA, AUGUST 30: District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Syed Abid Rashid today convened a meeting of all the concerned officers to take stock of arrangements put in place by the departments in connection with Muharram.
The DDC was informed that all the related departments have visited the shia dominated areas and men and machinery has been put in place to provide all the required facilities. It was further informed that in District Pulwama there are four (04) shia dominated areas namely
The Executive Officer Municipal Committee Pulwama and Awantipora informed the meeting that sanitation work has been launched in these areas and is being done on daily basis. The sanitation work has also been undertaken in and around Imam Baras of the District.
The DDC urged upon the Municipal Authorities to pay special attention towards cleanliness and sanitation in these specific areas.
The Chief Medical Officer Pulwama informed the meeting that all the arrangements have been finalized and duty rosters have been prepared. Ambulance Services at all the four(04) shia inhabited areas of Gangoo, Hanji Khiloo, Wakherwan and Panir Jagir alongwith sufficient medicines & allied material and Medical/Para Medical Staff would be put in place from the 1st of Muharram.
Syed Abid asked the Health Authorities to provide best health care & First Aid facilities to the people in whole district particularly in shia dominated areas.
The Executive Engineer PHE Pulwama/Awantiproa informed the meeting that necessary repairs of damaged/required water pipes have been started and will be kept in the state of readiness before the onset of Muharram. As an alternative, tanker services will also be provided in all the localities.
The District Development Commissioner directed the concerned PHE authorities to provide uninterrupted portable drinking water in these areas.
The Executive Engineer R&B Pulwama informed the meeting that necessary repairs or roads in shia dominated areas have been taken up and will be completed by 31st August 29019.
The Executive Engineer PDD Pulwama/Awantipora briefed the meeting about the steps taken by them to provide uninterrupted power supply with back up. The District Development Commissioner directed the PDD authorities to put in place adequate lighting system in these areas
The District Development Commissioner directed the ADC Pulwama to undertake tour of these areas alongwith concerned departments to oversee the arrangements put in place by the line departments and also to interact with the local shia committees.
Syed Abid Rashid impressed upon all the departments to work in coordination and provide the best facilities to the people
Governor Satya Pal Malik calls on PM
New Delhi, September 16: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and is believed to have briefed him about the security situation in the state.
Normal life remained affected in the Kashmir Valley for the 43rd consecutive day on Monday.
“Shri Satya Pal Malik, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir called on PM @narendramodi,” the prime minister’s office tweeted.
Malik is believed to have apprised Modi about the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.
The two UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh will come into existence on October 31.
While security forces have eased restrictions in many parts of the Valley, normal life continues to be affected as business establishments remained shut and only a few vehicles plied on the roads.
Advisor Sharma for fast pacing clearances required for PDD schemes
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 11: Advisor to Governor KK Sharma today directed for early clearances including Right of Works (RoW) so that the pace of implementation of various schemes meant for augmentation of electric infra in the state are paced up.
The Advisor was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss the issues/bottlenecks related to non completion of some part works of various flagship schemes in the PDD sector.
Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam, Financial Commissioner Finance Arun Kumar Mehta, Commissioner Secretary PDD, PCCF Forest, Chief Engineer PDD and other senior officers were present.
Divisional Commissioner Mr Baseer Khan, DCs of Ganderbal, Bandipora and other senior officers of District Baramulla and Budgam also participated through video conferencing.
The Advisor directed the Divisional Commissioner to ensure that the bottlenecks in the execution of these works should be removed as early as possible so that the balance work on these can be completed and the schemes are closed. He said that a mechanism should also be worked out to ensure that the issues related to RoWs and land acquisitions are addressed.
The Advisor said that the completion of left over works of some schemes is essential for realizing the commitment of providing adequate and round the clock supply of uninterrupted power. He said that the officers of the PDD should also remain in close coordination with those of district and divisional administration so that the issues are sorted out in regular review meetings.
The meeting discussed the bottlenecks to be cleared for execution of balance works of Zainakot-Alesteng Transmission Line and Grid Station Alesteng and that of Badampora-Bandipora Transmission Line and Grid Station Bandipora so that they can be completed within the targeted dates in the month of October. Necessary directions were passed to the concerned Deputy Commissioners and PCCF to ensure that the bottlenecks related to payment for compensation and land issues are settled at an earliest.
Earlier, Chairman State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) Lokesh Jha called on the Advisor and discussed several issues related to the functioning of the Commission.
The Advisor also discussed various power related issues with the Chairman SERC.
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