Published On: Thu, Jan 28th, 2021
Published in Category: Peshawar

Swat residents appreciate DC for protection Swat River from illegal activities

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Peshawar: People in Open Kachehri appreciate DC Swat’s efforts for the protection of Swat River, request DC Swat to continue operation against illegal mining and encroachments.

An open Kachehri was held by the district administration of Swat in Matta Tehsil to hear public grievances. Deputy Commissioner Swat Junaid Khan along with district department officials attended the open kachehri Local people also attended in large numbers.

On this occasion, Traffic problems, cleanliness and traffic problems in markets, power shortage in different areas, various problems being faced agricultural lands and orchards due to road projects, cut vehicles and crushing plants related issues, drug abuse, and delays in hearing and resolving public issues in government offices were remained at the forefront of open Kachehri.

Deputy Commissioner Swat Junaid Khan while hearing public issues said that the district administration was strengthening the communication with the people through various means. The district administration welcomes public suggestions to further improve the performance of district departments, he added.

On this occasion, Deputy Commissioner Junaid Khan, while continuing the series of open Kachehris, hinted to do so on Friday. Junaid Khan said that he would ensure fast service delivery by eliminating the culture of delay of service delivery in government offices.

He said that the demand for material for development projects and general construction works has been increased and hence many people have become associated with this sector.

“Special plans are being brought for this sector so that the business people do not face any difficulties and the natural environment in Swat can be protected from dangers” added Junaid Khan.

District administration and other government offices are open for the public and strict action will now be taken in case of complaints. He said that it would start with the officers and officials of the district administration and in case of complaint, suspension orders would be issued first and inquiry would be held later.

Corruption will not be tolerated in any department, merit and transparency will be the first priority. Before the open Kachehri, DC also held a “revenue darbar” and resolved public issues. The district administration of Swat has been conducting open Kachehris and revenue darbars in Swat tehsils and district headquarters as well as on online platforms which is yielding positive results.

Deputy Commissioner Swat issued orders to speed up the pace and number of open Kachehris.