Ankit Kesar Rajouri,March,01: Chief Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Shri BVR Subrahmanyam today toured various areas in Nowshera sector affected by shelling from across the Line of Control.
During the visit, the Chief Secretary interacted with numerous public deputations hailing from Ganiah,kalsian and Bhawani sectors, etc.
The CS was apprised of several issues like immediate constructions of new individual and community bunkers, compensation for the damges caused to the residential structures and in the cases of injury, loss of life and livestock.
People also demanded that the project for the construction of bunkers should be transferred to RDD instead of PWD as there is very low response to the tenders being floated by the PWD.
CS assured the deputation that a decision shall be taken to evolve a mechanism for expediting the construction of Border Bunkers.
Meanwhile, CS also inspected some of bunkers constructed/under construction in various villages along the Line of Control.
The chief secretary was accompanied by District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, DIG,Rajouri Poonch range,Vivek Gupta,Senior superintendent of Police,Yougal Manhas, Additional Deputy Commissioner Nowshera ,Sukhdev Singh Samyal, Additional Deputy Commissioner,Sunderbani,
Vinod Bhel, Additional SP,Girdhari Lal,Tehsildar Nowshera and Block Development officer, Nowshera.
People from all walks of life hailed the visit of the Chief Secretary as historic and a first of its kind in the border areas of the district.