IEP SAS Nagar
To prevent floods and damage to the nearby inhabitants, the water courses under encroachments would be cleared after getting an extensive demarcation of the areas under flow and buffer zone, said the deputy commissioner Aashika Jain, in a meeting held today.
She said that the Northern Canal and Drainage Act 1873 mandates that no water body or drain should be obstructed. Referring to the recent floods scenario, she said that it has been noticed that the smooth flow of some of the water bodies have been hampered by the unplanned constructions. To prevent the flooding and maintain uninterrupted flow of the water bodies, it has been decided to allow future construction and development alongside water bodies after getting proper NOCs from the Drainage Department.
She directed the Sub Divisional Magistrates to complete the extensive demarcation move within stipulated time with the help of the Department of water resources officials.
Taking up the issue of developing Miyawaki Forests in urban and rural areas, she directed the Urban local bodies officials of Zirakpur and Kharar to identify the sites in both the MCs. Similarly, the rest of the urban local bodies also asked to do the same exercise in their areas to develop Miyawaki Forests.
Taking stock of the pendency of Driving licences and Registration Copies of the newly registered vehicles, the deputy commissioner directed the Secretary, RTA SAS Nagar to clear the pendency in a time bound manner.
Similarly, to strengthen the health infrastructure in the district, an Aam Aadmi Clinic would be set up at Balongi, said the Deputy Commissioner. She said that we have 34 existing AACs who have been monitored regularly to ensure health facilities to the residents. Apart from that all the AACs have been issued a fund of Rs 10,000 each for requisite maintenance. She directed the health officials to maintain all the necessary stocks of Medicines and basic equipment.
The Deputy Commissioner also reviewed the development works of Urban Local Bodies as well as Panchayats including street lights, drinking water, development works and drainage systems etc.
Revenue Department officials asked to complete the crop damage assessment timely besides distribution of compensation to the affected farmers.
Assessing the pendency of Sewa Kendras, the deputy commissioner directed to clear the pendency immediately to provide relief to the residents.
Water supply and sanitation department officials asked to make sure to supply drinking water to all the consumers and house holds. She said that the 42 schemes for those a fund of Rs 45 lakh has been sought should be maintained on priority basis.
Social Security Department officials asked to provide monetry benefits on a monthly basis on stipulated dates. They were asked to simplify the performa to ease the process of benefits. Food Supply officials directed to ensure to implement the supply of floor wheat instead of wheat grains that is expected to launch from next month.
The officers who were present in the meeting included ADCs Viraj Shyamkarn Tidke, Geetika Singh and Damanjit Singh Mann.