To get first-hand information regarding people’s problems and to review the developmental works being carried out in Durbuk sub division, the Divisional Commissioner Ladakh, Saugat Biswas (IAS) took a Public Durbar at Tangtse on June 10. It was attended by Councillor Durbuk, Sarpanches, Nambarders, public from different villages and block officers.
The Div Com listened to people who put forth various demands and problems. The demands included relaxation in BADP norms by inclusion of entire Durbuk subdivision under BADP schemes, connecting Durbuk with Northern Grid, improvement of school and hostel infrastructure, increase in the duration of power supply, providing pipe drinking water facilities, skill development for youths, upgradation of PHC Tangtse, posting of dental surgeon and gynaecologist at Tangtse & Chushul health centres, opening of new trekking routes, improvement in mobile communication coverage, and others.
Saugat Biswas discussed the relevant issues with the block officers and ensured to take up the issues with concern departments for maximum implementation. After the public Durbar, he also listened to the departmental problems faced by the block officers. Putting a priority on education, he sought last three years detail of students who passed out the 12th standard and their present status in order to get a clearer picture of dropouts.
He further instructed the block officers to redress public issues on top priority and give their best to resolve them.