DC Doda participates in Special Gram Sabha; calls for focusing on Jal Shakti Abhiyan


DODA: The Special Gram sabhas were conducted by the rural development department across this mountainous district with the special focus on Jal Shakti Abhiyan.
In this regard, Deputy Commissioner Vikas Sharma participated in the gram sabha at Panchayat lower Arnora Ghat and Panchayat Birshalla.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC directed all the officers/officials of line departments to actively participate in the Gram sabhas, and give special focus on water conservation works during the execution of current RDD plan.
The DC also directed to revisit the MGNREGA plan 2021-22 and incorporate the works focusing on water conservation, rejuvenation of traditional water bodies etc. Moreover, the DC directed the forest and allied departments to identify the land patches in the Panchayats to conduct the plantation drive in convergence mode with the RDD, He further asked the field functionaries to maintain quality of works. Meanwhile the locals also highlighted various grievances during the Gram sabha for which the DC assured timely response. The locals and field functionaries also held varied activities during the day across various panchayats which included Shramdan/ cleanliness drives, IEC activities on Jal Shakti Abhiyan, awareness on restricted use of Single use plastic etc. The DC was accompanied by BDC Chairperson Ghat, DPO Doda, BDO Ghat, PRI members and field functionaries of various departments.