Omar for restrained use of force
Reviews Security, Development Scenario
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Nov 22: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reiterated his direction for exhibiting highest degree of restraint and use of minimal force while dealing with law and order situation.
“You should ensure that no casualty or grievous injury takes place while dealing with law and order problem,” he told the Police authorities. The Chief Minister was taking stock of the general law and order situation and progress on development works in the three districts of Budgam, Baramulla and Pulwama through video-conferencing from here this morning.
Omar Abdullah also sanctioned Rs 1.85 crore for launch of Muharram related works in the three districts with the directions for judicious spending of the amount.
Chief Minister has made fortnightly video conferencing a part of his schedule to review the general situation and development schemes in various districts.
In today’s video-conferencing with the District Development Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of Budgam, Baramulla and Pulwama, the Chief Minister enquired of the status of various development works under execution. He also reviewed the general law and order situation.
Omar also got brief about the status of the various development schemes under execution in the sectors of water supply, road connectivity, health, power besides getting first hand information about the distribution of essentials to the people. He also enquired about the arrangements put in place for ensuing Muharram observance in these districts.
The Chief Minister enquired about the availability and supply of Rice, Atta, Kerosene oil, Sugar, etc and also asked about the status of power cuts and replacement of faulty transformers.
Reviewing the functioning of government hospitals and health centers, Omar asked the District Development Commissioners to ensure health care facilities to general public smoothly. “You should visit the health care centers in every area to see yourself the requirements and functioning”, he told the District Development Commissioners.
The Chief Minister also enquired about the arrival of Hajis and gave instructions for providing every required facility to them on their arrival at the Srinagar Airport. “I have reports about traffic jamming at Humhama causing inconvenience to Hajis”, he said and directed for addressing the problem positively.
Omar enquired from the District Development Commissioner, Budgam about luggage problem reported by some Hajis. The District Development Commissioner, Budgam told the Chief Minister that the money charged by the Airlines to some Hajis was actually for the extra luggage they had booked through Air Cargo. “I have myself enquired about the complaint and found that the bill given for Rs 20,000 was for extra luggage booked through Air Cargo”, he explained.
The Chief Minister enquired about the progress of National Rural Health Mission and issues pertaining to construction of Narbal-Tangmarg road. He directed DC Baramulla to sort out the issues of Narbal-Tangmarg road upgradation programme urgently.
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