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‘Shehri Jan Abhiyaan’: Land identified in 80 ULBs of B’pora for scientific waste disposal

Program aimed to resolve public issues at grassroots level: DC

Post by Shafat Malik on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Bandipora, Dec 05: The Jan Abhiyan under the "My Town My Pride" programme is in full swing across Bandipora district in North Kashmir.
As part of this initiative, the Municipal Council Bandipora is delivering a range of services to the public at their doorsteps.
An official told Rising Kashmir that several activities are being held all around the municipal areas of the district as a component of this scheme, concentrating on providing the advantages of numerous government strategies and programmes to the most remote beneficiary in the urban areas.
He mentioned that considerable emphasis is being laid on the saturation of all services provided by the different departments.
He said that 26 awareness camps were held for saturation of all schemes which include PMAY-U, DAY-NULM, SEP, PM SVANIDHI, AMRUTAMRUT-2.0 and SBM.
He said that 13 street vendor licenses have been distributed in all three towns of Bandipora district besides 8 birth and death certificates were issued by ULDs.
The official while informing about solid waste management said that in 80 ULBs in Bandipora district, land has been identified and transferred for solid waste disposal scientifically besides 574 households and commercial units have been covered by door to door awareness under ban of single use plastic.
He further said that 22 counters have been set up by banks in all three towns of district and 63 cases have either been sanctioned or disbursed by banks under different individual subsidy schemes amounting to Rs 1.11 crore.
He also said that 126 persons were self-employed in three towns of the district besides 646 PMJAY Golden Cards were issued. 78 inheritance mutations have been done besides 172 land passbooks have been distributed ", he added.
The official said that 497 children have been identified who are out of school and 51 parent teachers meeting were held.
He said that 162 sports activities were held across the district. " 35 awareness camps were organised regarding urban gardening, mushroom cultivation and apiculture.
He said 76 water tests at different locations have been conducted to ensure purity of water being provided to the public.
He said 11 electrical accidental claim cases were resolved and put up for disbursement besides 11 beneficiaries registered in PMEGP.
118 students got admission in polytechnic, official said adding that 58 camps were organised for registration of artisans.
23 city plans have also been prepared and finalized which include city encroachment free plan, city lively hood, green city, city tourism and culture and city beautification plans, he concluded.
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmed told Rising Kashmir that as part of the program, various services of different departments are being provided to the people in Municipalities at their doorsteps along with the organisation of multifaceted activities.
He said that the thrust is to ensure that the benefits of different Govt schemes and programmes percolate to the beneficiaries in the urban areas, more effectively.
Highlighting the importance of Shehri Jan Abhiyaan, Owais said that the programme is aimed to assess the issues of the public at grassroots level and redress the same.
Deliberating upon the ill effects of pollution and Single Use Plastic, Owais said that people have to act judiciously to stop the use of SUP and prevent its ill effects and urge people to properly use dustbins and take other preventive measures for proper disposal of waste.
He said as responsible citizens, people have to perform their duties and cooperate and coordinate with administration in implementation of various public oriented Government schemes and programmes.
Speaking about drug abuse and measures taken up by the District Administration to curb it, Owais said that those involved in drugs are victims and it is our moral responsibility to encourage them for rehabilitation so that they can return to normal life.

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