Haji Anayat concludes Zanskar tour; announces 20 solar water heaters for Rangdum, adjoining villages

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By Fast Kashmir on 05/11/2017.

Haji Anayat concludes Zanskar tour; announces 20 solar water heaters for Rangdum, adjoining villages

Takes appraisal of public grievances at Rangdum, Suru Valley

KARGIL NOV 05: On the final day of his 4-day extensive tour of Zanskar Sub Division, Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today announced 20 solar water heaters out of his CDF funds in favour of the villagers of Tashi Stongday, Shakma Karpoo, Rangdum and Rangdum Gonpa hamlets. The Chairman also announced to provide CDF funds for purchase of generator set in favour of the inhabitants of Tashi Stongday besides kitchen set and 6 sewing machines for Farol Parkachik hamlet.

Deputy Commissioner Kargil Haji Gulzar Hussain, SSP Kargil Tsering Gyalpo besides other concerned officers accompanied the Chairman.

On the occasion, the Chairman interacted with a number of public delegations and took first hand appraisal of their issues and grievances. The inhabitants of Tashi Stongday, Rangdum and Shakma Karpoo highlighted their demands pertaining to installation of mobile towers, provision of DSPT phones, repair of irrigation khuls, water reservoirs and flood protection bunds, availability of medicines for timely treatment of cattle diseases besides other demands.
Haji Anayat Ali gave patient hearing to their demands and assured of their fulfilment in a phased manner.

The Chairman also directed the concerned officers to identify BPL families for provision of free LPG connections under PMUY scheme. He also underlined the need to provide training in cattle disease management and treatment to local youth in areas where there is no facility of animal and sheep husbandry centres besides to create a separate head ‘honorarium to paramedics’ under district plan to meet out their honorarium. Meanwhile the officers of Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) were directed to release the pending honoraria in favour of solar power plant operators.

Reiterating the commitment of the government towards the inclusive development of the far flung pockets of the state, Haji Anayat Ali said that to connect these far off villages with the mainstream through mobile services, a number of mobile towers are being installed next year while as a proposal to connect Zanskar with Power Grid is also on the cards.

Meanwhile, the inhabitants of Farol Parkachik, Achambur, Tai Suru and Panikhar areas projected demands that included the immediate repair of major irrigation Khul and completion of the remaining works of footbridge at Achambur, the provision of DSPT phones, provision of adequate stock of medicare facilities for winter months, repair of water supply schemes and pipelines, opening of sheep husbandry center at Farol Parkachik among several other demands.

The inhabitants of Tai Suru and Panikhar raised demands for the construction of a number of link roads between Dak Bungalow Tai Suru to Astana Khor and Pursa, construction of parking lot cum playground and ice hockey rink, bridge at Nam Suru, water reservoir at Goma Kargee, flood protection works at Maitaa Broq, blacktopping of road from Nam Suru bridge to Khaos besides other demands.

The Chairman while assuring the delegations of the fulfilment of all their genuine demands directed the engineers of PWD department to prepare DPRs for construction of bridges, roads, playground and other projects. He also directed them to carry out the repair works immediately so that the people do not face further inconvenience. Moreover concerned officers were also directed to ensure stocking of medicines in three days time besides to conduct survey for opening up of Sheep Husbandry Center at Farol Parkachik.

The Chairman also inaugurated the renovated and face lifted Police post buildings at Sankoo and Panikhar.
Later Haji Anayat Ali expressed his gratitude to all the district and sub divisional officers as well as media persons for successful culmination of Zanskar tour.