|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Sept 25: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, today conducted an extensive tour of Kot Bhalwal Block of district Jammu and held Gram Sabha at panchayat Mathawar to assess grievances of the people there.
The Gram Sabha was attended by large number of people including PRIs and locals of Panchayat Jandial Lower, Jandial upper, Ghrota, Keran, Kheri, Mathwar and other adjoining Panchayats.
The PRIs apprised the Div Com that they are facing hardships due to lack of adequate staff in health centres and schools besides poor power and water supply. They also informed that liabilities of MGNREGA, irregularities in old age and widow pension disbursement. They also submitted memorandum of demands to the Div Com.
The Sarpanchs of the area sought better road connectivity, renovation of school buildings, adequate health facilities, up gradation of PHE and PDD infrastructure, play ground, adequate staff in schools and related issues concerning their respective areas.
The Div Com issued on spot directions to the concerned departments for looking into all the issues raised by the public for an early redressal.
Meanwhile, the Div Com reviewed implementation of various government schemes like PMKSN, AYUSHMAN Bharat, Ujjwala Yojna and related programmes.
Earlier, the Div Com inspected ongoing works on construction of old age home at Kot Bhalwal.
Director Social Welfare, who was also present there, apprised the Div Com of work progress on the project besides elaborating on the future plan.