Recently in a public Darbar, cross section of people presented here problems before the administration.
This public Darbar was held to facilitate public delivery system to the people.
Issues and concerns raised by the BDC members concerning their respective areas included allotment of suitable land for CFC in BDC Kathua constituency, development of tourist circuit in border blocks, road connectivity, mobile connectivity in Marheen, land erosion in Ujh catchment area, approval for utilization of Own Resources Funds, repair of hand pumps, restoration of RTIC head at Pipli, exemption of stamp duty for area outside industrial estates, early approval of RDSS works, enhanced allocation under City and Town programme etc.
A delegation of Ex-Servicemen also presented their issues and demands including renaming of Kathua Railway Station after Kirti Chakra Awardee, Captain Sunil Chaudhary besides highlighting the issue of setting up of a War Memorial in Kathua and construction of compound wall, lanes in Zila Sainik Welfare Office.
Likewise, a delegation of senior citizens from Housing Colony Kathua apprised the Commissioner Secretary regarding various issue like installation of street lights and utilization of civic amenities.
Other issues highlighted in the public darbar included monkey menace, construction of check dams in marheen, easy mechanism for updation of ration cards etc.
Prerna Puri, while interacting with line departments, called for adopting a time bound redressal mechanism in resolving the issues of public importance by making optimum utilization of available resources.