In the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, visiting officers and other designated government officials continued the public outreach programme in all panchayats across 11 community development (CD) blocks under the third phase of the ‘Back to Village’ programme.
The officials also distributed sporting kits among school children, income and domicile certificates, handed over baby Kits to newly born girl children under ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ (BBBP) scheme and distributed sanction letters under ‘Ladli Beti’ scheme.
At many places, officers also distributed wheelchairs, hearing aids, walking sticks among the persons with disabilities.
‘Mahila’ (Women) and ‘Bal’ (children) sabhas were also organized across various panchayats of the district and awareness programmes regarding gender equality, hygiene and immunization were also conducted.
Meanwhile, people thronged the venues in great numbers to register their grievances with the visiting officers. Many grievances were resolved on the spot and rest were forwarded to the concerned departments for prompt redress.
The DDC and other designated officers at various blocks gave a patient hearing and assured timely redressal of the genuine grievances, whereas on spot directions were also passed for the redressal of the demands raised by the people.
On the occasion, job cards, ‘Ladli Beti’ sanction letters, sports kits, BBBP kits were also distributed among beneficiaries in their respective blocks.