JK to be developed on equitable basis: Dy CM
Announces Rs 15 lakh for Baramulla Municipal Committee; Ganga announces Industrial Estate for Heevan
SRINAGAR, AUGUST, 20: Maintaining that the state would be developed on equitable basis, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today said the pace of development has been accelerated by introducing several new programmes besides ensuring proper monitoring of the old ones.
The Deputy Chief Minister was addressing an impressive gathering at Sheeri, Heeven in Baramulla district. The Minister for Industries and Commerce Mr Chander Parkash Ganga was also present.
Dr Singh said that ever since the present Government took over, it has been endeavor to ensure smooth, transparent and corruption free administration which would cater to the demands of the people at the gross root levels. “It has been our endeavor to ensure corruption free administration is provided to the people of the State and in this regard several corrupt officers have been shown the door and the tirade against corruption would continue” , he added.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that new job opportunities would be provided to the youth of the State and in this regard the government has formulated a comprehensive job policy which would ensure that the jobs are provided to the educated youth of the State on merit and through transparent manner. He said the youth should come forward and contribute their bit in nation building and it is the duty of the Government to ensure that their talent and capabilities are channelized in a proper manner.
Responding to the demands of the people the Minister for industries and Commerce Mr Chander Parkash Ganga while speaking on the occasion said that a new industrial estate would be constructed in the Heevan area and directed the officers to identify the land for the purpose.
The Deputy Chief Minister later launched the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan at Carriapa Park, Baramulla. He asked the people present there to contribute their bit in making the country clean by undertaking this Abhiyan.
The Deputy Chief Minister also visited Pandit Colony at Veriwan. While interacting with them, Dr. Singh assured them that all their genuine problems would be redressed and directed the concerned officers of various departments like PHE, PDD, Municipal Corporation to provide the necessary services to the colony. He said that both Centre and State are committed to ensure the safe return and rehabilitation of KPs.
Later the Deputy Chief Minister interacted with various deputations at Baramulla. He assured them that all their genuine demands would be redressed in a proper way in a time bound manner.
Responding to their demands, the Deputy Chief Minister announced an amount of Rs.15 lakhs for the Municipal Corporation Baramulla for augmentation of various essential things like drainage, street lightening and construction of lanes.