Kokrajhar Deputy Commissioner (DC) holds meet to review progress of schemes
Developmental works and activities being done by various departments of the district through Power Point Presentations were reviewed in details.
KOKRAJHAR: The District Development Committee (DDC) meeting for the month of November for Kokrajhar district was held under the chairmanship of Secretary of Bodoland Territorial Council-cum-Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar, Varnali Deka, at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner's office, Kokrajhar on Saturday. Deka reviewed the departmental action taken on urgent issues. Developmental works and activities being done by various departments of the district through Power Point Presentations were reviewed in details.
During the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner and the Secretary of BTC reviewed the status of forest villages, distribution of titles under the Forest Rights Act, encroachments, details of revenue collection, forest related offences, man-animal conflicts of the Forest Department, including other departments' various state, central and SOPD schemes. She urged the Forest department and APDCL to jointly conduct survey and resolve issues related to low hanging electric wires at forest areas to ensure the safety of both humans and animals, APDCL to take steps for electricity connections in museums and archaeology office, Education department to take measures to improve the academic condition in the district, Women and Child Development Department to devise a mechanism on how anganwadi centres should be adopted by the other officers and take steps to bring back the school dropped out teenaged girls to the school, Handloom and Textiles to take measures to provide opportunities to the most economically backward communities and those in far flung areas for their livelihood. Labour Department was directed to conduct child labour drive in the district at the earliest in collaboration with district administration and police.
The Deputy Commissioner also directed the heads of departments concerned to complete the works of the pending schemes being implemented in the district within the stipulated time frame. The meeting is an important one for maintaining departmental coordination for the successful implementation of public welfare schemes.
Stressing the quality of work, she further urged the departmental officers to keep a close eye in this regard. Among others, the DDC meeting was also attended by Sub-Divisional Officer, Parbatjhora, Additional Deputy Commissioners, Circle Officers and district heads of the departments.
Various issues and complaints like poor condition, incomplete roads, bridges, unauthorized markets on PWD roads etc, flagged by members of the public on the district's social media handles on Facebook and Twitter, were also discussed in great details to find out workable solutions in coordination of all the departments.