‘Pulwama Is A Growth Engine Of J&K’

Pulwama: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is stepping forward with added vigour and devotion to realize its vision of enhanced growth and development in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan said Wednesday.

“The ongoing outreach programmes initiated by the government are yielding tangible results with speedy and timely redressal of issues and concerns of people of the UT,” Chauhan said, as per an official spokesperson after e-inaugurating and laying foundation of various developmental projects in the district on Wednesday.

He said that during his exhaustive visit to Pulwama, the Minister asked the district administration to further step up their efforts towards holistic development of the district while describing Pulwama as growth engine of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Chauhan, while getting details about the status of development works being executed in the district during a meeting convened here in this regard, sought vital statistics pertaining to different government schemes and initiatives,” the official spokesperson said.

He said that among the various developmental projects inaugurated by the minister are NTPHC’s Lethpora, Zantrag, Wuyan, Sub Centre Chakoora, Doctors Residential Quarter project Kakapora, double story school building Gulzarpora, Girls Hostal Khrew, Water Supply Scheme Nehama Kakapora, Lift Irrigation Scheme Tral, Kadlabal Pampore Receiving Station, auditorium at GDC Boys Pulwama, R&B Sub Division Office Building Rajpora and roads connecting different areas of the district.

Chauhan, he said, enquired about the achievements under MSME, Dairy, Poultry, Horticulture, Agriculture and Saffron besides taking stock of targets set and achieved in sectors like Health, Social Welfare and Education. He further said that the Minister also had a detailed feedback on flagship programmes like MGNREGA, Ayushman Bharat, NSAP, ISSS, PM-KISAN and other related schemes.

“Chauhan exhorted upon the officers to maintain a good rapport with the people and focus on need based and area specific development projects for achieving optimum results on ground. He emphasized the need of working collectively in a total cohesive manner to ensure prompt public delivery system,” the official spokesperson said.

He further said various delegations of BDC and ULB representatives and representatives of political parties called upon the Union Minister and apprised him of various issues concerning their respective areas.

“The Minister gave a patient hearing to the deputations and assured that all their genuine demands will be examined on priority and addressed accordingly,” he added.

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