State witnessed unprecedented development in five years: Bhalla
JAMMU :-Minister for Housing, Horticulture and Culture Mr. Raman Bhalla said that an unprecedented development has been witnessed in all the three regions of the State in five years period of the present Government.
This was stated by the Minister while addressing a huge gathering at Bhour Camp W. NO. 2, here today.
Member Parliament Mr. Madan Lal Sharma and Sarpanch Halqa Bhour West Mr. Amrit Bali were also present on the occasion.
Mr. Bhalla said that the coalition Government was committed to provide all basic amenities to the people including better road connectivity to connect every nook and corner of the State with the nearest urban centres.
For facilitating the people of Bhour Camp and its adjoining areas, the Minister said that a Primary Health Centre costing Rs. 2 crore is nearing completion in the area, adding that after its inauguration local people shall get adequate healthcare facility at their door step. He said the completion of the hospital would ease pressure on Government Gandhi Nagar, while the people will have an easy access to the healthcare facilities.
Mr. Bhalla said that focus of the Government was to create all basic amenities in rural pockets at par with urban centres, adding that in this several schemes have been launched in nook and corner of the State in this regard. He informed that Government has earmarked Rs. 75 lakh for upgradation of link road from Bhour Camp to Shamshan Ghat, upgradation of left out lanes and drains at Chatha Pind besides construction of parking slot at Bhour Kothey near Government Primary School.
The Minister asked the Rural Development Department (RDD) to complete all the on-going projects within stipulated time frame for the convenience of general masses.
Mr. Bhalla asked the RDD to use quality material on development works, adding that Government was committed to create durable assets for the people. He said central Government has provided liberal funding under MGNREGA to construct lanes, drains besides modernization irrigation channels etc in rural pockets. He said there is no constraint of funds under MGNREGA scheme.
The Minister called upon the people not to believe on those who mislead people for their vested interests.
Mr. Bhalla further informed that Government has earmarked Rs. 80 lakh for installation of digital X-ray machine. He said Union Health Ministry has released Rs. 52 crore for construction of 100-beded hospital at Gangyal.
Member Parliament Mr. Madan Lal Sharma while elaborating the achievements of UPA Government asked the Panchayat members to link the people with development schemes.
He asked the party workers to gear up for the forthcoming challenges and makes the people aware about the pro people initiatives of the present coalition Government. In this regard, he referred to Food Security, Protection for the street vendors and Land reform bills etc.
Elaborating further, Mr. Sharma said that food security bill will provide subsidized ration to 75-80% people of the Country.