JAMMU, APR 04:
Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today held an extensive interactive session with local representatives from various areas of Jammu district, both urban and rural hamlets.
Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary, Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli, Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, Minister of State for Tourism, Education, Priya Sethi, Minister of State for Finance, Ajay Nanda, Vice Chairman Kissan Advisory Board, D S Chib and MLA Akhnoor Dr Krishan Lal Bhagat also participated in the session.
Various representatives from areas including Marh, Akhnoor, Nagrota, Dhansal, Domana, Chamb, Pargwal and others put forth the issues pertaining to their areas and sought early redressal of their issues.
While addressing the gathering, Dr Singh said that the local representatives work with people at ground level and are abreast with the developmental needs of the respective areas. He said it is essential to have such interactive sessions at regular intervals to ensure equitable and sustainable development.
“Besides, focussing on ensuring availability of basic amenities to all residents of the state, government is also consistently working to establish good governance and a transparent, accountable administration”, he asserted.
Among others, major issues raised in the session included expediting land compensation to beneficiaries for various development projects, streamlining dispersal, execution of various centrally and state sponsored schemes especially in rural areas and other parts.