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DC B’pora holds Public Interaction programme

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Visits Main Market, adjoining areas

BANDIPORA, SEPTEMBER 01: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmad today held public interaction programme at Girls Higher Secondary Bandipora, and conducted marathon tour of main market and adjoining areas, as part of the weekly public interaction program.

The programme was attended by Chairman Municipal Council Bandipora, Khursheed Ahmad; Tehsildar Bandipora, Sheikh Tariq; Ex. Engineer Jal Shakti, Ab. Khaliq Qureshi; Ex. Engineer R&B, EO MC Bandipora, Wali Mohammad; DySP HQ Idrees Ahmad; Traders Federation Bandipora, Civil society members, President Sumo stand and officers from District administration.

The participants raised various issues of Bandipora main town including parking, drainage, macadamization and other issues.

The DC issued on-spot directions for resolving various issues. He said Bandipora-Srinagar road is taken up under languishing projects and will be macadamized within the shortest possible time. He said out of a total stretch of 58 kms of Bandipora-Srinagar road only 8 kms are pending.

He said drainage and waste disposal in town is taken up with priority and alternative landfill site for waste disposal will be identified for waste disposal. He also directed the concerned agency to properly maintain drainage of the town and bus stand.

Dr Owais said Hospitals in Bandipora are working properly and bottlenecks if any will be resolved immediately. He said the administration has adopted zero tolerance towards encroachment and directed all the line agencies to remove encroachments at an earliest.

The DC urged all the unvaccinated people to go for vaccination without delay and said that the vaccine is an essential protection to fight against Covid 19 pandemic.

He also urged shopkeepers and public transporters not to render services to the persons without masks. He said to avoid another lock down following CAB is essential.

He also interacted with youth and students at the School and asked them to think out of box with regard to employment opportunities and prefer entrepreneurship.

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