'Govt committed to provide good governance'
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.