Development of remote areas a priority: Bhalla
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Jammu, Jan 1: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla asked the officers to formulate need based development proposals besides ensuring judicious use of funds so as to realize Governmentís dream of making J&K a developed and prosperous State, an official statement said
The Minister was addressing people after inspecting the construction work of Park and Protection Wall along the canal at Gangyal which is being constructed at a cost of Rs. 20 lakh, here this afternoon.
Bhalla said that the Government was committed to develop remote areas of the State at par with urban in providing all basic amenities there. He said that the Government was fully aware of the problems of all sections of the society and is making all out efforts to solve these in a phased manner.
Responding to locals demands, the Minister informed that that Government has sanctioned Rs. 13.5 lakh for removing garbage from the left bank of the canal, construction of 200 meter long pathway at Gangyal and 200 meter long link road at Rani Talab in Digiana besides construction of deep drain from main road to Balol nallah at Rohi Morh in Lower Gaddigarh. He asked the executing agencies to complete these within stipulated time frame.
At Nai Basti, the construction work of modernisation of edge wall on the right bank of canal has been started in presence of the Minister for which Rs. 4.5 lakh would be spent.
Later, Bhalla also inaugurated Rashtriya Shiksha Abhiyan Institute at Malik market in Shankar Nagar at Bye-Pass road, Narwal.
Addressing the gathering, Bhalla said that Central and State Government have launched number of self-employment schemes for unemployed youth. He asked them to avail the benefits of such schemes by starting their own ventures. He asked the students to give equal importance to computer education with their academics as it is imperative for excelling in todayís globalised era.
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