Kupwara, January 9:In a significant development, the Mission Director to the Government, National Health Mission J&K, Nazim Zai Khan, chaired a Mega Public Darbar at Government Higher Secondary School Kralpora during his visit to Kupwara. The event aimed at bridging the gap between administration and citizens, providing a platform to address grievances and discuss developmental initiatives.The Deputy Commissioner of Kupwara, Ms. Ayushi Sudan, along with various district officials, representatives, and a substantial turnout of local residents, actively participated in the comprehensive Public Outreach program.Mr. Nazim Zia Khan commended the efforts of Deputy Commissioner Ayushi Sudan in fostering overall development in the district. Emphasizing the importance of such outreach programs, Khan underscored their role as a crucial connection point between government officials and the public.Addressing the attendees, Khan expressed his encouragement towards the youth of Kupwara engaging in entrepreneurship, recognizing it as an untapped source of economic growth. He highlighted the district’s potential in walnut and honey production and suggested opportunities in sheep farming, dairy farming, and trout fish farming due to its favorable geographical location.Furthermore, Khan urged unemployed youth to explore government schemes and venture into these sectors to create dignified employment opportunities. Deputy Commissioner Ayushi Sudan reiterated the purpose of the Public Darbar, stating its aim to directly address grievances and assess the developmental needs of the people at their doorsteps.The Mega Public Darbar in Kupwara signifies a proactive approach towards community engagement and underscores the commitment of government officials to foster local development and empower the youth through entrepreneurial avenues.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxDoordarshan Srinagar Applauds DD News Stringers for Stellar Performance in Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra ProgramBuzzBytes Srinagar, January 9: Doordarshan Srinagar orchestrated a special ceremony to acknowledge and applaud the exemplary efforts of DD News stringers who distinguished themselves during the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra program. The event, graced by the esteemed Chief Guest, Director Doordarshan News, Qazi Salman, saw the presence of Head of Programme Rabiya Rasool and News Editor Shabir Ahmad Dar.Distinguished awardees, including Arshad Nawshari, Gulzar Ahmad Dahal, Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi, Mohammad Iqbal, Sajad Ahmad Khanyari, Shahid Farooqi, Mohd Imran Sofi, Khurshid Padroo, Dawood Ahmad, Wahid Maqbool, Sheikh Tariq, Mushtaq Ahmed, were recognized for their outstanding performance throughout the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra program.Director of News, Qazi Salman, expressed pride in the exceptional contributions of the DD News team, highlighting their effectiveness in conveying the central government’s welfare schemes to the public. He underscored the program’s purpose of disseminating information about these schemes and enrolling potential beneficiaries on the spot.Salman stated, “It is a matter of pride for us that the dedicated efforts of our DD News stringers have played a crucial role in the successful completion of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra Program.”The stringers conveyed their gratitude to the director and officials of Doordarshan Srinagar for recognizing their efforts and presenting them with appreciation certificates. They reaffirmed their commitment to effectively communicate the government’s initiatives to the public, showcasing their integral role in community outreach.The event served as a platform to celebrate the achievements of the DD News team, emphasizing their pivotal role in ensuring the successful implementation of the central government’s welfare schemes.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxADDC Baramulla Chairs Meeting to Review Republic Day PreparednessAidl Dar Baramulla, January 9:The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Baramulla, Aijaz Abdullah Saraf, led a comprehensive meeting with administrative and police officers to assess the preparedness for the upcoming Republic Day celebrations across Baramulla.In the meeting, the ADDC conducted a thorough evaluation of the campaigns and events planned by the District Administration in the lead-up to the grand celebration on January 26. The main event is scheduled to take place at District Police Lines Baramulla, featuring the unfurling of the National Flag by the chief guest and an inspection of the parade. A full dress rehearsal for the event is slated for January 24.Contingents from JKP, CRPF, Fire and Emergency, and other bands will present a march-past, followed by a vibrant cultural program by students. The meeting extensively discussed arrangements related to security, seating, transportation, parking, electricity, heating, refreshments, medical services, ambulance availability, fire department deployment, and sanitation measures.ADDC Aijaz Abdullah directed concerned departments to ensure meticulous arrangements, including security, sanitation, seating, barricading, water supply, power supply, issuance of invitation cards, and illumination of important buildings on the Republic Day eve. Stressing on close coordination among all departments, he instructed the designation of nodal officers to supervise preparations.Present in the meeting were Additional Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr. Zahoor Ahmad Raina; Superintendent of Police Baramulla, Divya D; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Peerzada Mumtaz Ahmad; Assistant Commissioner Development, Shabir Ahmad Hakak; Sub Divisional Magistrate Pattan, Syed Faheem, along with other officers from Police, CRPF, and related departments.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxDC Bandipora Conducts Late Night Surprise Visit to DH Bandipora.Mir Gowher Bandipora, December 09:In order to ensure smooth functioning and quality healthcare services at the District Hospital (DH) Bandipora, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Shakeel Ul Rehman Rather undertook a surprise visit during late hours on Tuesday. Accompanied by ADC Bandipora Umar Shafi, the visit aimed to assess the working scenario, infrastructure, and patient care standards inside the hospital.DC on-spot inspected all the wards in the hospital. On the occasion, the DC received feedback from the patients regarding the treatment being given to them. DC also checked the duty roaster of the official and doctors on duty. He also check emergency and other night services available to the patients.The Deputy Commisioner directed the medical superintendent to ensure quality healthcare facilities in the hospital. He directed hospital authorities to ensure the daily duty roaster is followed strictly so that patient care does not suffer.Tehsildar Bandipora Sheikh Tariq, CMO Bandipora, MS DH Bandipora besides other concerned were also present on the occasion.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxDC Ramban Urges Efficient Public Service in Revenue DepartmentMir Mudasir Ramban, January 10:Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Baseer-Ul-Haq Chaudhary, chaired a crucial meeting at his office chamber in Maitra to evaluate and enhance the performance of the Revenue Department. Senior officers, including Additional Deputy Commissioner Harbans Lal, ACR Giasul-Haq, SDMs, Tehsildars, Naib Tehsildars, and other officials, actively participated in the session.DC Chaudhary directed Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars to maintain a vigilant stance on current affairs within their jurisdictions, emphasizing prompt responses to incidents and real-time reporting. Regular field visits and tour diaries were mandated for SDMs and Tehsildars to ensure proactive governance.Specific directives were given to Tehsildar Ramban to oversee the proper functioning of the Naib Tehsildar Office in Panchayat Dhandrath. Addressing Revenue Court Cases, DC Chaudhary urged officers to expedite case disposal for timely issue resolution. The use of the RCCMS portal by Naib Tehsildars for handling court cases was emphasized.DC Chaudhary stressed the acceleration of progress on digitized Jamabandi and Cadastral map quality checks. The issuance of Land Passbooks to landowners was highlighted to enhance access to online services provided by the Revenue Department.Taking stock of encroachments on State land, Kahcharai, and Common land, DC Chaudhary directed Tehsildars to reclaim encroached land and compile data for formulating a comprehensive land bank. A report on state land alongside NH-44 from Nashri to Banihal was also requested.To streamline revenue-related processes, DC Chaudhary instructed officers to maintain both physical and digital records, ensuring the timely submission of revenue reports. Revenue camps for on-the-spot checks, attestation of inheritance, and other mutations were recommended by Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars. Compliance with summonses issued by Revenue courts was also emphasized for effective governance.