|Early Times Report|
KUPWARA, Sept 3: Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Karnah, Kupwara to take stock of the pace of various developmental projects and also review the situation in the aftermath of flood triggered by a cloudburst. The Advisor was accompanied by MLC Javid Ahmad Mirchal, former legislators Kafeelur Rehman, IG Kashmir SP Pani, SSP Kupwara, SDM Karnah, BDO Tangdhar and other officials. The Advisor visited many areas of the frontier Tehsil to take first-hand appraisal of various ongoing developmental works and later met various deputations, political leaders, social activists and prominent citizens of the Karnah at DakBungalowTanghdar. People raised many issues and demands including construction of Sadnah Tunnel for safe and smooth road communication, relief, repair and renovation for affected people post floods, adequate staff for the hospital, need for round the clock gynaecologist, repair of roads, better accommodation facilities for employees, better power supply etc.
Advisor offered a patient hearing to the issues and demands of the people and assured them of proper action and redressal after due deliberations with concerned authorities in due course of time. He emphasized upon the officers to work with added zeal towards the restoration of all facilities, assessment of damage towards expediting relief measures. Meanwhile, he stressed upon the officers to work with sincerity and dedication towards holistic development of Karnah. Advisor expressed satisfaction over measures ensured by district administration under the stewardship of DDC Khalid Jahangir towards rescue, rehabilitation, repair and renovation after floods. He suggested people to approach district administration for availing assistance in any regard and assured them of a prompt response.