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Union Home Secy reviews post flood operations in Reasi (1 Feb 2015)
Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami reviewed post flood operations in flood-hit Reasi area of Jammu region. The Union Home Secretary took stock of the situation in a public meeting chaired by him here on Sunday afternoon.
Delegations drawn from remote parts of Reasi district met Union Home Secretary -Anil Goswami on Sunday afternoon. The delegation included people from Bhomag, Mahore, Chassana, Thakarakote, Arnas, Thuroo and Reasi town.
People put forward their demands which mainly included to speed up post flood reconstruction and rebuilding purposes, road connectivity, tourist infrastructure development, creation of Reasi Development Authority, implementation of Master plan of area, addressal of unemployment, ration supply, inadequate medical facilities, water supply, establishment of power grid station, posting of staff in newly created blocks/tehsils/sub-divisions, etc
Earlier Deputy Commissioner Reasi-Shabir Ahmad Bhatt briefed the Union Secretary about post flood situation and various developments works in the district.
In his address, Goswami said that he has come here to listen the people’s problems and aspirations. He gave full assurance to the people to take up their demands and start the process at the earliest possible, adding that the area has witnessed development in various sectors but there is a need to gear up efforts by the concerned line departments to give impetus to the developmental activities for strengthening delivery mechanism and boost tourism.
Goswami assured all help from the Centre to the State to overcome the difficulties and help relief and rehabilitation of the affected population. He added that a comprehensive report of his tour would be sent to the Government of India as early as possible.
He further impressed upon all the officers to work out ways to contribute for betterment of the society. He asked them to make optimum use of the available resources to provide better services to the people. He stressed for coordinated and dedicated efforts for strengthening the developmental initiatives.
Deputy Commissioner Reasi-Shabir Ahmad Bhatt, Senior Superintendent of Police-Vivek Gupta, all the district officers, all sub divisional magistrates were present in the meeting.