Healthy, educated JK my endeavor: Omar
Srinagar, July 27: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that during the first two years of his tenure the attention was paid to provide necessary paraphernalia to the hospitals, schools, colleges and other such institutions established and upgraded in the State.
“Unless our hospitals, schools and colleges are manned by qualified faculty, required technicians and ministerial staff the prompt and up to the mark delivery cannot be assured”, he said.
“Equal focus is now on both consolidation and expansion”, he said adding that the upgradation of existing infrastructure and creation of new units along with equipping these with men and material are receiving attention simultaneously.
Speaking to various delegations at Awami Mulakat here, the Chief Minister said that healthy and educated Jammu and Kashmir was his endeavour and a comprehensive policy of consolidation and expansion had been put in place in these sectors to reach out every area and improve quality of education and healthcare facilities.
Omar said that the five important sectors of health, education, road communication, water supply and power generation are receiving persistent attention to make necessary dent and give better service to the people in these sectors.
The Chief Minister assured the people that his Government was committed to the equitable and holistic development of all areas in the State. “Government is keen on this front”, he said calling for public involvement in the implementation and monitoring of schemes.
The Chief Minister referring to the enactment of Public Services Guarantee Act and issuance of SROs to make it operational said that the Act is of greater significance to empower general public to enforce their right to get public service within the specified time frame on the administration.
He asked the people to take best advantage of the Act and make administration responsive and prompt at all levels.
Sanctioning power transformers to certain villages with dire requirement for these, the Chief Minister said that the comprehensive programme for construction of receiving stations and sub-stations is under execution in the State. “We are concentrating on improvement and reforms in power transmission and distribution system”, he said elaborating that indigenous generation of power in the State is receiving priority attention.
“During the last financial year I provided matching grants to every legislator who spent the money under Constituency Development Fund on installing new transformers in their constituencies”, he said adding that a huge amount was incurred on this programme.
While dealing with various SRO and land compensation cases, the Chief Minister directed the concerned District Development Commissioners and Divisional Commissioners to settle these cases on priority giving justice to the concerned.
Deputations from Baramulla, Sopore, Pattan, Kupwara, Lolab, Bandipora, Mirgund, Beerwa, Budgam, Chadoora, Islamabad (Anantnag), Shangus, Handwara, Ganderbal, Pulwama, Qazigund, Srinagar and other areas in their interaction with the Chief Minister brought to his notice the development demands of their areas requiring urgent attention.
These demands included construction of bridges, roads, river bunds, receiving stations, extension of PHE schemes, upgradation of schools, creation of new schools, health centres, CAPD depots etc.
The individuals during their meeting with the Chief Minister sought his intervention in getting their personal matters redressed at various levels in the administration.
Omar gave a patient hearing to the deputations and the individuals and gave on spot directions on certain cases of important nature while rest were referred to the concerned quarters for early necessary action.
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