JAMMU: Continuing with the legacy of autocratic Dogra rule, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah opened civil secretariat here Monday following annual Durbar move.
Chief Minister received a guard of honour by a J&K Police contingent and was accorded a welcome by the council of ministers, top civil and police officials and other government functionaries.
A group of employees associated with Civil Secretariat Non Gazetted Employees Union with raised slogans in Omar governments favour upon his arrival. They also presented bouquets and showered flowers on him.
Talking to media, on the occasion the Chief Minister said that the Coalition Government was going to complete its five year period within next few months and we are here to carry forward the development agenda as promised to the people and also complete various ongoing projects with added thrust.
Omar said we are also moving ahead with the road map of creating new administrative units and the Cabinet Sub Committee constituted in this regard has almost completed the exercise. He said the endeavor of his Government to take development process to the door steps of the people will receive a new impetus with the creation of these units.
Omar said Government endeavors to present a people friendly budget during the coming Assembly Session at Jammu. He said two important legislations viz Right to Information Act and Public Service Guarantee Act will be further strengthened adding that the more we strengthen and widen the gamut of the Public Service Guarantee Act, the better the administrative performance.
Chief Minister reiterated the commitment and resolve of the Coalition government to fulfill developmental promises made with the people and carry forward the agenda of peace, progress and prosperity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister also replied to various wide ranging questions asked by the journalists, on the occasion.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated upgraded fully computerized administrative halls for Hospitality and Protocol, Health and Medical Education, Housing and Urban Development, Ladakh Affairs, Labour and Forest departments, completed at a cost of Rs 1.50 crore within a period of six months.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.