Crescent Kashmir

Public grievances

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In order to listen to the public grievances, recently Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Jal Shakti, presided over a Public Darbar at community hall, Hiranagar where he listened to the public grievances.

During the public darber a delegation of Sarpanchs also presented their issues and demands, including special recruitment for border youth, border tourism, crop compensation, monkey menace, replacement of worn out electric wires and poles, supply of fertilizers  etc.

Responding to the highlighted issue of water scarcity in border villages, ACS called upon the concerned department to explore the scope of the lift irrigation scheme so that surplus water can be channelised for irrigation needs of the dry pockets of Hiranagar.

Deputation from Industrial Units demanded rezoning hiranagar from present A category to B category besides giving exemption of stamp duty and court fees to the industries establishing outside industrial estate.

Regarding the demand of augmentation of transportation facilities in border areas, the ACS directed DC Kathua to look into the matter and explore the possible solutions to facilitate border residents.

Other representations of Beopar Mandal, Border Welfare Committee, Prominent citizens and individuals were also registered during the Public Darbar.

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