DODA: District Development Commissioner Doda Vikas Sharma today chaired a meeting of Municipal Councillors and the key Officials of various line departments to review the functioning of the civic body and discuss measures to resolve bottlenecks, if any.
During the meeting threadbare discussion was held with regard to the status of all the ongoing works, the reasons of the projects being held up, traffic congestion, besides measures to resolve the other issues with regard to the MC which includes nuisance of stray cattle, operation of illegal Rehris, shortage of technical staff, revisiting the design of multi level car parking, installation of solar and street lights, allotment of additional funds, payment of pending PMAY installments, declogging of choked drains, shifting of water Pipelines from the nallahs/drains etc.
With regard to the upcoming Multi level car parking facility in Doda, the DDC directed the concerned executing department to share the preliminary design with all the Councillors immediately to take their view point into course before the execution of the actual work and framing of working design. He said that the project should include all the necessary components for its hassle free execution.
With regard to the shortage of technical staff, the DDC directed the Ex En PWD to keep a dedicated JE immediately at the disposal of MC. He further asked to declog the choked drains identified by the Councillors.
Regarding stray animal/cattle issue, the DDC asked the MC President to identify a patch of land in adjoining area which will be handed over to the Civic body for the creation of cattle shed. He further asked the planning section to approach wildlife department to deal with the monkey nuisance.
Moreover ARTO Doda was asked to issue a circular citing all the paid parking in Doda town along with the locations to inform the people about the facility in advance. He said in next few days tough action is going to be initiated against the illegal parking. besides asked EO MC, ARTO and Dy SP traffic to remove all the load carriers standing in the Bus stand causing traffic jams and also directed the ARTO to cancel the licence of the driver immediately who does not comply the directions in this regard.
Further the DDC directed the EO MC to identify and remove all the illegal Rehris and asked to frame a rotation module for vendors, particularly in the adjoining areas of the town, to facilitate effective management of the traffic and easing its congestion.
The Jal Shakti department was asked to streamline the Dessa Gravity by way of removing all the pending patches. The EO was directed to submit the list of PMAY houses ward wise to resolve the issue of pending payments by taking the same with the concerned authorities.
The meeting was attended by President MC Doda, ADC Doda, VP MC Doda, CPO Doda, Councillors, SE PWD, CAHO, CEO, Dy SP traffic, Ex En PDD, PWD, EO MC Doda, besides other officials of various line departments.