'Govt com­mit­ted to pro­vide good gov­er­nance'

The Northlines - - HILL DISTRICT - NL Cor­re­spon­dent Kishtwar, Jul 23

Min­is­ter for Ru­ral De­vel­op­ment Pan­chay­ati Raj, Law and Jus­tice, Ab­dul Haq yes­ter­day em­barked on a three day tour to Chenab val­ley to review the func­tion­ing of var­i­ous de­part­ments in the dis­trict. Min­is­ter is ac­com­pa­nied by the MLC Fir­dous Ahmad Tak and se­nior of­fi­cials of Ru­ral De­vel­op­ment De­part­ment Kishtwar dis­trict. Min­is­ter trav­elled to Kishtwar dis­trict via Sinthan road and en­route in­spected var­i­ous ongoing works of the Ru­ral De­vel­op­ment De­part­ment. At Potato Farm, in In­der­wal block, Min­is­ter in­ter­acted with the mem­bers of Gu­j­jar com­mu­nity who mi­grate to the Potato Farm mead­ows dur­ing sum­mers. The mem­bers ap­prised the Min­is­ter about their griev­ances and var­i­ous other is­sues. The Min­is­ter gave pa­tient hear­ing to the peo­ple and passed on spot di­rec­tions for the re­dress of their griev­ances. Ear­lier the Min­is­ter was warmly re­ceived by the peo­ple and the dis­trict of­fi­cers of Kishtwar.

At Cha­troo the Min­is­ter held a pub­lic meeting wherein a large num­ber of peo­ple par­tic­i­pated and ap­prised him about their griev­ances. They raised the is­sues re­gard­ing dis­par­ity in the is­suance of ra­tion cards, cat­e­go­riza­tion of BPL and APL, is­suance of job cards un­der MGNREGA and labour cards by the Labour de­part­ment.

Min­is­ter as­sured the pub­lic that the gov­ern­ment will take every pos­si­ble step to re­dress their griev­ances. While ad­dress­ing the pub­lic, The Min­is­ter said gov­ern­ment un­der the guid­ance of Chief Min­is­ter Me­hbooba Mufti is com­mit­ted to de­liver jus­tice and pro­vide good gov­er­nance to the peo­ple at their doorstep. He said the pur­pose of his visit is to lis­ten to the griev­ances of those peo­ple at their doorsteps who are un­able to reach the cor­ri­dors of power in Sri­na­gar and Jammu. He di­rected the ACD Kishtwar to trans­fer the of­fi­cials who have com­pleted their req­ui­site term in dif­fer­ent blocks in­clud­ing GRS and MIS op­er­a­tors. He also stressed on the of­fi­cials to work with ex­tra zeal and ded­i­ca­tion to work for the bet­ter­ment of the so­ci­ety.

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