A team led by Bajura Chief District Officer Gopal Adhikari has reached remote areas to understand the real problems of people and inspect the development activities in the areas.

The team also hold talks with people to understand their living condition, peace and security situation in the area and overall progress of development projects.

The team reached Budhinanda Municipality, Jagannath, Swamikartik Khapar and Himali rural municipalities and discussed people's access to state facilities.

The CDO-led team also inspected the flood and landslide damaged road section at Kolti. CDO Adhikari has directed the authority concerned to start the road repair works without further ado. They have also inspected the condition of flood and landslide displaced families in the area.

A local in Himali Rural Municipality Dhan Mal Budthapa said the CDO-led team had reached the remote area for the first time to understand the problems of people. "We have informed the CDO about our problems and hope they will be solved," he added.

CDO Adhikari also inspected government offices and COVID-19 health facilities in the area. He said his team had inspected health facilities to collect details about human resources and other infrastructure in the health facilities considering the possible third wave of coronavirus. He also directed the local levels to get ready for the third wave of COVID pandemic.

CDO Adhikari said that his team not only tried to understand the peoples' problems, but would also try to find solutions to their problems.

Information Officer Kuber Shahi at Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality said most of the CDOs appointed in the district had not reached the remote areas of the district.

Even the non-government officers do not like to visit remote areas let alone the government officers.

A version of this article appears in the print on August 8 2021, of The Himalayan Times.