POONCH: On the second day of tour, the Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today visited various places of the district to take stack of developmental programs and interacted with people to hear grievances. MLA Shah Mohammd Tantary, MLC Yashpal Sharma, District Development Commissioner Poonch Mohammaed Aijaz, ADC Poonch, Executive Engineers of PHE, PWD, R&B and various other officers of the district administration accompanied the Minister.
The Minister who is on 4-day tour to the district visited various places including Brigadier Pritam Singh Zanana Park, Children’s Park, Government Girls Model Higher Secondary School Surankote, Meternal & Child Care Health Wing Surankote, Government High School Fazala Abad Dana Shahstar, and Taqia Sharief Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah Surankote. The Minister sought details about the departmental assets, their upgradation and renovation, capacity building programmes of the staff, waste management of the assets and promotional activities being taken up by the department.
The Minister stressed on consulting experts for proper renovating and designing public parks that not only have aesthetically beautiful facade gelling with nature but also have beautiful landscape and verity of plant species. While visiting the schools the Minister interacted with students as well as with teachers and stressed for streamline the system by improving the quality of education across the district, besides initiation cultural activities, the Minister stressed for conduction regular art and literature related programs in schools.
Take a serious note on, Hospital waste management, the Minister asked the concerned for submitting a report regarding the waste segregation and management of the district, besides conducting a proper research and survey regarding to tackle the sanitation issues. The Minister met various delegations during the tour and interacted with the locals and tourism stakeholders of the area. He gave patient hearing to the grievances and issues raised by them. The Minister also directed the concerned departments for taking measures to provide better education, health care, water supply and other basic amenities to the people.