SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 8: Commissioner Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Vikramjit Singh, today visited Fakir Gujri Panchayat in Harwan block of Srinagar district and presided over 5th phase of ambitious “Back to Village” public outreach programme.
He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad and other senior officers.
During the visit, the Commissioner Secretary interacted with the public and undertook review of progress achieved on the developmental front with special focus on improving socio-economic conditions of local population and improvement made in public services delivery mechanism.
Vikramjit Singh took stock of ongoing developmental works taken up in their areas under different schemes, inspected Primary Health Centre, Primary School Fakir Gujri, Anganwari Centre and other public welfare establishments and took stock of their functioning. He also inspected Shilaphalakam installed at a Fakir Gujri School and took part in Graha Parvesh of beneficiaries in PMAY-G houses on the occasion.
While inspecting the ongoing construction works on infrastructure upgradation of PHC, Fakir Gujri, the Commissioner Secretary was apprised that various steps have been taken to upgrade the healthcare facilities in the area to ensure all basic health facilities are provided to the local people at their doorstep.
On the occasion, Vikramjit Singh interacted with the doctors and other staff members in the PHC and stressed them to attend patients compassionately.
The Commissioner Secretary also visited Primary School Fakir Gujri and inspected the ongoing class work. He also interacted with the students and teaching faculty of the school.
Vikramjit Singh handed over sports kit to the local youth club.
Similarly, the Commissioner Secretary also visited Anganwari Centre, Fakir Gujri and took a review about implementation of ICDS schemes.
Later, Vikramjit Singh inspected the recently constructed house by a beneficiary under PMAY-Gramin of the area.
Speaking on the occasion, the Commissioner Secretary highlighted the importance of conducting 5th phase of “Back to village” programmes. He said that such programmes are being conducted to see development on ground and bring administration at the door steps of people to listen to their developmental issues and demands.
He added that the “Back to Village programme is an important initiative to bridge the gap between the administration and the people particularly living in remote and flung areas and heed them and address their issues on the spot.