MoS Home Praises Kashmir’s ‘Unparalleled Beauty’

Says Govt Committed To Ensure All Citizens Should Have Access To Public Services

Anantnag- The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Ajay Kumar Mishra said on Friday that Kashmir Valley is blessed with scenic landscapes and unparalleled beauty and his government is committed to ensure that all the citizens of the country should have access to public services.

Mishra made these remarks at the Govt Higher Secondary School Pahalgam on the conclusion of his two-day tour to the Valley, an official spokesperson said.

On this occasion, he said, the minister stated that Kashmir valley is blessed with scenic landscapes and unparalleled beauty.

“He said that the government is committed to ensure that all the citizens of the country should have access to public services. He said the constitution has empowered every citizen above 18 with the power to vote and it is the responsibility of people to make the best use of this right,” he said.

“He said that witnessing the enthusiasm and skill of students, he is confident that the youth of UT of J&K are capable of competing at the global level and the government will ensure that they are given ample opportunities to make their mark globally,” he added.

Mishra, as per the spokesperson said that under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi, focus has been not only on achieving academic excellence but providing opportunities to youth in sports so that they can demonstrate their talent at the global level.

The Minister, he said, exhorted the students to work hard with dedication and assured them that the government is committed to creating opportunities for them to excel.

“The MoS issued directions to DEPO Anantnag and SDM Pahalgam to ensure that separate toilet complexes are constructed both in GHSS Batkoot and GHSS Pahalgam,” he said.

On the occasion, the spokesperson said, Mishra laid the e foundations for construction of slaughter house and town hall cum municipality office at Bijbehara and also inaugurated some projects completed by RDD Anantnag including footbridge at Wardbal Gujran Batkoot and a community sanitary complex at Batkoot.

Earlier, he said, the MoS inaugurated 33/11 KV 6.3 MW Batkoot Receiving Station constructed under PMDP Rural at a cost of Rs 3.9 crore that will benefit more than 2000 households in 9 villages.

According to the spokesperson, Mishra also visited the Ayush Health Centre at Pahalgam and reviewed the existing facilities. He praised the medical staff for their hard work and assured all assistance to the centre.

“Later, a delegation from the Private Schools Association met the MoS to discuss issues regarding the functioning of schools in the district. They apprised the MoS regarding grievances of some schools,” he added.

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