Azad took the matter with state government for early payment of MGNREGA Job card holders
Sarthal: MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori native village road 6km long Sarthal-Ghan which was constructed by Roads and building (R&B) department at an estimated cost of Rs 4 crores was made open today for vehicular movement by Senior Congress leader and Sarpanch of the area, Mohammad Aslam Saroori.
He further informed that on the request of G M Saroori-MLA, today Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad have also took the matter with state government for early release of MGNREGA payment. He said before the EID job card holders will get payment under MGNREGA.
It is pertinent to mention here that Erstwhile district Doda including Inderwal has Rs 65 crores liabilities under MGNREGA for that Union Government who has sanctioned Rs160 crores for clearance of liabilities in Jammu region besides Rs 40 crore against cost of the material used for projects under MGNREGA. People of erstwhile Doda district have appealed to state government for early release of payment under MGNREGA.