SRINAGAR, JUNE 15: Several members raised issues of public importance during Zero Hour in the House today.
Mr. Zaffar Iqbal Manhas said that revenue generated by Waqaf Board should be utilized for development of education sector and for upliftment of poor. While asking for the amalgamation of Waqaf Board and Waqaf Council, Mr. Manhas also urged to make the system vibrant and transparent.
Mr. Vibod Gupta said that Government should release the list of new Angawari Centres to be established in State. He requested for the release of pension to people who are registered with Social Welfare Department under various schemes.
Mr. Yasir Reshi said that mandate of the Government Committees made for development of Agriculture should also be extended to Horticulture.
Mr. Khursheed Alam said that Government should conduct interviews of advertised posts at an earliest.
Mr. Firdous Tak appealed that date of JKPSC exams should be changed as it coincides with National Eligibility Test. He also asked to address the water shortage issue in Kishtawar.
Mr. Sham Lal Bhagat requested for sending doctor to hospital in Assar area in Doda district.
Mr. Surinder Choudhary urged Government to streamline the fee structure of private schools.
Mr. Sajjad Kichloo requested for providing basic amenities including scheduled power, potable water to Chenab Valley residents.
Mr. Ajat Shatru said that Government should fix criteria for regulation of fee structure private schools.
Mr. Charanjeet Singh said that local industrialists should be provided various concessions in sales, and excise tax.
Mr. Ashok Khajuria asked for taking steps to promote Punjabi language.
Mr. Jughal Kishore said that the donations collected by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board should be spent on developmental works. He said locals, especially people from BPL category should be able to avail medical facilities from Super Specialist Hospital in Katra.