Port Blair, June 12: A meeting with the Councillors of the Port Blair Municipal Council was chaired by the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Jitendra Naraian, IAS. The meeting was attended by the Councillors of various wards along with the Chairperson, PBMC Smti U Kavitha. During the meeting various grievances concerning inconvenience to the general public was raised by the Councillors, which was heard patiently by the Chief Secretary.

The Councillor of Ward No. 6, Shri Aziz-ur-Rehman raised the issue of the pathetic condition of the road from Junglighat to the Hindu Cremation Ground, which has been pending for want of funds by the Council. The Councillor mentioned that the road is in its worst condition today. Though the repair works was taken up by the PBMC but the paucity of funds at the Council’s disposal could never ensure that the work is completed. To this the Chief Secretary issued directions to the APWD to take action and find an amicable solution at the earliest.

The Councillor Aziz-ur-Rehman has expressed his sincere gratitude to the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Jitendra Narain for taking his time out to meet the Councillors and find solutions for the welfare of the General Public.

“We the Councillors of PBMC are looking forward to working hand in hand with the Administration and with the guidance and help from the CS Shri Jitendra Narain and other Officers, we would be able to make these Islands a better place for one and all”, said Rehman in a communication.