STATE TIMES NEWS
BANIHAL: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Ramban Shabir Ahmad Bhat along with ADC Ramban, B.A. Khan, Ghansham Singh, ACR, Ramban, Chief Medical Officer, Ramban, Executive Engineers and other District and Block Level Officers visited Banihal and Ramsoo area on Thursday.
During the course of visit at Ramsoo, the polling stations housed in BDO office meant for elections to the State Legislative Council were inspected.
DDC also inspected newly constructed Naib Tehsildar office Ramsoo. Thereafter, also visited polling stations housed in BDO Office Banihal.
The shelter sheds located at Ramsoo, Gund, Tethar and Nowgam were also inspected and arrangements of lighting heating, lodging in these shelter sheds was also inspected.
DDC also reviewed the security arrangements for smooth conduct of MLC elections in Banihal. SDPO Banihal and SHO Banihal were advised to make elaborate security arrangements for smooth conduct of elections.
DDC also inspected Emergency Hospital Banihal.
During the visits to the wards of the hospital he also enquired the condition of the patients and medical treatment provided to them.
DDC advised BMO Banihal to ensure cleanliness and good hygienic conditions and proper treatment to the ailing patients 24X7 so that the patients coming from the far flung areas of the district do not suffer particularly during the winter.
He also visited OPD and construction work of four storied 50 bedded ISM funded Sub-District Hospital.
DDC was appraised by the CMO that the building of the Sub-district hospital with an estimated cost of Rs 20.18 crore will have all facilities and slab on 1st floor of the building will be laid by the end of Dec.
DDC advised the executing agency to carry the work in double shift and ensure that construction work is completed in the stipulated time frame without compromising the quality of the work.
DDC advised the XEn, PDD and XEn PHE to ensure proper lighting and water arrangements in the shelter sheds within a week so that the stranded passengers during the closure of National Highway during winters are accommodated comfortably.