Holds public meetings in Billawar
JAMMU: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that the government is committed to ensure democratic decentralization of powers and in this connection the elections would be soon held for urban local and other civic bodies and exhorted upon the people to participate in the same so that they involve themselves in day to day governance.
The Deputy Chief Minister was addressing huge gatherings after inaugurating additional blocks of Middle schools at Dharmani, Amala, Katali Billawar in Kathua district.
Senior officers from district administration, Ms. Mamta Singh and prominent persons of the area were present on the occasion
The Deputy Chief minister asked the people to be prepared for the elections which are going to be held for the civic bodies,so that they can elect genuine representatives who can effectively catalyze the developmental initiatives of the government besides highlighting the problems being faced by the people and readdressing them effectively. He said that it is the visionary approach of the Prime Minister that the power should percolate down to the ground level by involving the people in governance, policy formulation and implementation.