11000 Youth in J&K Secured Govt Jobs In Last 1 Year: LG

‘Making Efforts To Ensure Every Person In Society Feels Connected To The Mainstream’

Jammu- The Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said that 11000 youth, especially girls from common, poor & marginalized households have secured government jobs in the Union Territory, where the “new governance system believes in corruption-free, transparent, and inclusive growth”.

The LG made these remarks after inaugurating Golf Training Academy for students of government schools at Jammu Tawi Golf Course, an official spokesperson said Wednesday.

“Prime Minister has ended the decades-old practice of discrimination in J&K by establishing a citizen friendly, accountable and responsible governance system post August 2019. We are making relentless efforts to ensure every person in the society feels connected to the mainstream”, Sinha said.

The LG, according to the spokesperson said that in the last one year, appointments to 11,000 government posts have been made where youth, especially girls from common poor & marginalized households have secured government jobs on the basis of merit.

“He said that the new governance system believes in corruption-free, transparent, and inclusive growth,” he added.

The LG, the spokesperson said, also observed that J&K is a powerhouse of sporting talent and the UT administration is committed to provide both opportunities and resources to advance coaching.

“International level golf courses have been built all over Jammu and Kashmir. It is our endeavor that UT emerges as one of the top golfing destinations of the country in the coming days,” the LG said.

“Developing sports infrastructure, organizing sports events in every nook and corner of UT, arranging the best coaches, continuously monitoring and fully utilizing the existing assets are the broad strategies that the UT administration has been working on for the last one and a half years to completely transform the sporting ecosystem in the J&K,” he added.

According to the spokesperson, the LG further said that this year, 221 playfields will be constructed in all 20 districts, besides construction/upgradation of 157 sports courts will be completed.

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