LATEST ACTIVITIES IN DISTRICT
Restoration work, rehabilitation measures reviewed (20 Sep 2014)
District Development Commissioner (DDC) Reasi, Shabir Ahmad Bhatt today visited remote areas of the district including Arnas, Dharmari, Thoru and Chinkah and took stock of restoration of damaged public utilities and services besides rehabilitation of people affected due to the recent floods and rain in these areas.
DDC while interacting with people, members of PRIs said that the administration is fully aware of the problems of the people of the area who have suffered losses due to recent flash floods and rains. He assured that every possible help will be extended to the victims of the flash floods for their proper rehabilitation.
Later on in a meeting with officers of various departments at Dharmari, he called upon the officers to maintain transparency in the distribution of financial assistance among the affected families besides ensuring its timely disbursement and directed the concerned departments to accelerate the efforts for the restoration of essential services besides prioritizing repairs of infrastructure of PDD, PHE, roads and other Government buildings.
At Arnas, the Executive Engineer PDD was directed to restore power supply to the affected areas on priority basis and wherever required, alternate arrangements must be put in place. He also directed CA&PD authorities to provide free ration supply to the affected families for six months whose houses have been collapsed and fully damaged. He also directed the revenue officers to visit the spots to have fair assessment of the damage to households, crops, loss of livestock so that the relief could be provided to affected families.
During the extensive tour DDC was accompanied by ACD Joginder Singh Rai, SDM Dharmari Naresh Kumar, CMO, CAO, Executive Engineers of PHE, PWD, PDD and district & block officers.