Ministers unfurl tricolour at district places
Reiterate Govt’s commitment to overall development of JK
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 26: Various ministers unfurled the tri-colour at district and tehsil headquarters and some major towns across Jammu and Kashmir and took salute on R-Day today.
The Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Taj Mohi-ud-Din took salute at the march past at a function here.
Addressing the gathering, he said government was committed to come up to the expectations of the people and provide basic amenities in all the areas.
The Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo unfurled the Flag and took salute at the march past here.
Addressing the people she said scholarships of Rs 16 crore were provided under OBC scheme besides six lakh people got benefit under Old Age Pension Scheme. She said 6000 Anganwari workers and helpers were being appointed under ICDS in the third phase.
The Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf, Fisheries, Ajaz Ahmed Khan unfurled the tricolour and took salute at the March Past
Addressing a gathering, he said during the last two decades, the lives of people were affected adding that it was the government’s resolve to compensate for the losses and take the state on the path of peace, progress and development.
The Minister for Education, Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed has sought the peoples’ cooperation for taking J&K to new heights of progress and prosperity.
Addressing a gathering after unfurling the tricolour here he said in education sector, against 43 percent achievements made during the year 2000, the present percentage up to 65 percent had been now achieved besides after every one kilometre, the education facilities had been made available to the people.
The Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Qamar Ali Akhoon, hoisted the flag and took salute of the march past at a function here. Speaking on the occasion, he urged India and Pakistan to resolve all issues through dialogue for peace and prosperity in the region.
He said the government had launched massive development programme and was determined to develop all the three regions of the state equally.
The Minister for Forests and Environment, Mian Altaf Ahmad, unfurled the flag and took salute at the march past here.
Addressing the gathering he said: “The sacrifices made by freedom fighters and the towering leaders would always be remembered and their dream of a peaceful and prosperous India would be realized at all costs.”
Impressing upon the need for peaceful relation between India and Pakistan, he said peace would be the harbinger of holistic development in both the nations.
Mian Altaf also distributed prizes among the best cadets and cultural artists. Similar functions were also held at Tehsil headquarters of Damhal Hanjipora and Devsar.
The Minister for agriculture, G H Mir, hoisted Flag and took salute of the march past here.
In his address, he advised youth to work hard for progress of the state. He urged students to come forward and avail benefits of the welfare schemes started by the government.
The Rural Development Minister, Ali Muhammad Sagar, hoisted the flag here. Speaking on the occasion, he described India as a big democratic country in the world and urged India and Pakistan to restart serious and purposeful dialogue to resolve all the issues to bring prosperity and happiness to the people of Kashmir.
He appealed the Hurriyat leaders and militant organizations to join the dialogue process and play their role in carving out a peaceful solution to the problem.
Assistant Commissioner, General, Farooq Ahmad Rather unfurled the flag at a function here and took salute of the march past.
The Minister for Health, Horticulture and Floriculture, Sham Lal Sharma hoisted the tricolour and took salute at the march.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the government had taken initiatives for improving infrastructure for health, education, roads and other sectors.
The Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora, hoisted the flag and took salute at a function here.
Speaking on the occasion, he said like other districts, Udhampur had also achieved milestones in different sectors.
The Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Raman Bhalla unfurled the tricolour and took salute of the march past here.
Addressing the gathering, he said the Government was committed to provide transparent and people friendly governance to the people and determined to alleviate poverty, unemployment and illiteracy from the state.
The Minister of State for Cooperatives and Finance, Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma today unfurled the tricolour said that despite having a unique culture in the state, the people had always worked unitedly for its development.
The Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand unfurled the National Flag and took salute at the march past here.
Addressing a gathering said the Government had launched Sher-i-Kashmir Employment and Welfare Programme for the youth to provide employment.
In Leh District was held at the historic polo ground where thousand of peoples witnessed the functions despite cold weather of minus nine degrees. The Chairman and chief executive councillor Ladakh autonomous hill development council, Tsering Dorjay, hoist the tricolour flag.
Contingents of ITBP, CRPF, JK POLICE, NCC and different school students presented colorful programs on the occasion. Among others, district officers and councilors of LAHDC and head of all political and religious parties participate din the function.
Some officials of Health, education and municipality department awarded the certificate and cash for their best performance.
In Kargil the day was celebrated in minus 10-15 degree Celsius. Chief Executive Councillor Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil, Kacho Ahmed Ali Khan, was chief Guest on the function held at Khree Sultan Cho Sports Stadium Byamathang Kargil where he hoisted the tricolour.
Thousands of people from remote areas of Kargil witnessed the republic day celebration. Other participants included army officials, various mainstream politicians.
The cultural programme wasn’t staged this year due to the intense cold wave. Kacho distributed prizes among candidates of state Police, NCC and school students.
The Minister of State for Power and CAPD, Shabir Ahmad Khan, unfurled the tricolour and took salute at the march-past.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the government was working for creating adequate infrastructural base in every nook and corner of the state. He said the time was not far away when J&K would register its name in the list of most developed states. He said the establishment of Tourism Development Authority for exploiting the tourism potential of the district was another step towards economic development of the area.
The Minister of State for Tourism, PHE, Housing and Urban Development and Revenue, Nasir Aslam Wani became the first minister to unfurl the flag during the last 60 years here and took salute of the march past.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the government had already made a comprehensive programme to bring Gurez on tourism map, for which steps had been already taken. He said the government was seriously considering to construct a tunnel on Razdan Pass to facilitate round the connectivity of the area with other parts of the state.
The Minister of State for R&B, Javid Ahmad Dar unfurled the flag at a function here.
Addressing the gathering, he said the Government was committed to bring remote and hilly areas at par with other areas of the state. He said every step was being taken to provide better road connectivity, health care, education, potable drinking water and electricity facilities to the people.
The Minister for Roads & Buildings and MED, G M Saroori, hoisted the flag and took salute at the parade, comprising the contingents of JKP, JKAP, Forest Protection Force, NCC cadets and school children here.
Speaking on the occasion, he asked Pakistan to help in creating a congenial atmosphere for bringing a lasting peace in the region. He said people of both countries were yearning for peace.
He said under the leadership of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, the Government was heading successfully towards achieving the overall development of the three regions of the state. He said the Government is committed to provide basic amenities to the people.
The Minister for Higher Education, Labour and Employment, Abdul Gani Malik, hoisted the flag and took salute at the march past.
Speaking on the occasion, he reiterated the government’s resolve to reconstruct the basic infrastructure.
He said an amount of over Rs 4739 lakh was being spent under district plan during the year 2009-10, out of which 52 per cent had been spend by the December end. He said a massive road construction programme under had been launched in the district.
The minister for Industries and Commerce, S S Salathia today said that nearly 20,000 vacancies had been filled by various recruiting agencies last year.
After unfurling the tricolour and taking salute at the March Past on R Day at sports stadium he said the recently announced employment policy would resolve the problem of unemployment and with the help of the overseas corporations, our the jobless youth would get absorbed in multinationals. Mr He said the government was according due care to the development of all the sectors with special focus on education, rural development, social welfare, health and medical education.
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