21 Oct 2020
The Block Divas or Youm-e-Block was today observed with great enthusiasm across all the districts of Kashmir division.
On the occasion, the respective District Administrations organised related events at different locations of the district to listen to the public issues, grievances and raise awareness on various schemes including individual beneficiary oriented schemes.
The objective of celebrating the Block Diwas is to assess the progress of developmental works being executed in different sectors besides redressing the public grievances and providing the services to the masses at their door steps to strengthen grassroots level democracy.
At Anantnag: District Administration Anantnag today organized Block Diwas cum redressal camp at SDM office Dooru which was attended by a large number of local people including from the adjacent villages besides, presidents of various Auqaf Committees, civil society members and prominent citizens.
The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Anantnag, Kuldeep Krishan Sidha along with other officers from line departments & LDM JK Bank Anantnag were present in the camp.
The Auqaf Committee representatives, general public and civil society members apprised the DDC regarding various issues and demands and sought their immediate redressal.
The DDC listened to the issues and demands of the public patiently and assured of redressing grievances of public importance.
At Budgam: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza attended the Block Diwas program held in the lawns of Govt. Boys High School Haran, Block Soibugh.
While addressing the public, the DDC said that the development work shall be expedited and peoples role in formulating plan is critical and the need of the hour is to strengthen Panchayat Raj institution.
On the occasion, the line departments of the district had installed stalls at the venue depicting and demonstrating various kinds of services, products and schemes meant for public welfare.
He took an opportunity to inform the public at Soibugh that Panchayat Raj institution will have three tiers in place, 14 constituencies have been notified in district for upcoming District Development Council. Objections and suggestions are invited from the general public.
The DDC during his visit met scores of public delegations/individuals and listened to their issues and grievances.
The DDC instructed all District/Sectoral officers to remain sensitive to all the genuine issues and grievances registered by the public.
Later on, a cultural program was performed by girls depicting traditional folk songs.
He also distributed ladli beti certificates and uniforms among school going students.
At Pulwama: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer today listened to public issues and grievances at Pampore block and redressed hundreds of grievances on the spot .
The DDC said that Block Divas is a regular feature now and appealed to people to become active participants so that the issues of daily importance are redressed in the minimum possible time.
He directed the concerned Officers to be proactive and remain accessible to the people so that the purpose of the initiative is fulfilled.
Block Divas was also held in block Tral and Pulwama where detailed discussion was held regarding different developmental projects besides issues being faced by the common masses of different panchayats,
The designated officers including ADC Tral and BDO Pulwama besides other district and sectoral officers listened to the demands and issues of the people.
On the occasion, many grievances were solved on the spot and rest were forwarded to the concerned departments for prompt redress through an established tracking system.
At Ganderbal: District Administration Ganderbal, today organised Block Diwas at different locations of the district to listen to the public grievances and raise awareness on individual beneficiary oriented schemes.
Designated senior officers were present at their respective Block headquarters where they listened to the public grievances and resolved the majority of them on the spot with the intervention of the concerned department.