Govt Working For Equitable Development Of J&K: LG


Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Monday that his government has been working with an agenda of equitable development of all the regions of the Union Territory, with special focus on its remote and far-flung areas

The LG made these remarks while interacting with District Development Council (DDC) representatives here at Raj Bhavan on Monday, an official spokesperson said. He said Chairperson District Development Council (DDC) Kupwara, Irfan Panditpuri and Vice-chairperson, Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir, submitted a memorandum to the LG apprising him of the concerning issues and demands of the district.

“The demands include additional macadamisation for each DDC constituency, additional funding for irrigation sector, opening a de-addiction centre in the district, besides filling up vacant posts of officers in various government departments in the districts,” the official spokesperson said.

The LG, he said, while interacting with the Chairperson and the Vice-chairperson observed that the government has been working with an agenda of equitable development of all the regions of the Union Territory, with special focus on its remote and far-flung areas.

“He assured them of appropriate redressal of all their demands on merit,” he said.

Meanwhile, a delegation of DDC members of Srinagar led by Er Aijaz Hussain also met the LG and put forth their demands and issues.

“The Lt Governor gave a patient hearing and assured that all the genuine demands put forth would be considered and forwarded to concerned departments for redressal of the same,” the official spokesperson said.

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