Development of backward pockets Govt’s priority: Omar
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 29: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday said that faster development of backward pockets and remote areas is priority of his Government.
He said focused attention is being paid to help comprehensive development of these areas and uplift the socio-economic conditions of the people living there.
The Chief Minister was addressing a high level meeting, he chaired here to review the progress and development of erstwhile hilly district Doda now bifurcated in to three districts of Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban.
Chief Minister’s advisors Mubarak Gul and Devender Singh Rana, legislators G M Saroori, Abdul Majid Mir, Waqar Rasool, Ashok Kumar, Muhammad Sharief Naiz, Sajad Ahmad Kitchloo and G A Mir, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, B B Vyas, Principal Secretary R&B, K B Agarwal, Commissioner Secretary Tourism, Atal Dullo, Commissioner Secretary Health, G A Peer, Commissioner Secretary Revenue, Isfandyar Khan and various senior officers were present in the meeting.
Legislators highlighted various issues pertaining to the overall development of the newly created three districts. They also took up the matters relating to the construction of roads and bridges, land compensation, creation of health centres, establishment of model villages, PMGSY, Border Area Development programme, etc.
Omar told the legislators that the equitable development of all areas in the State is the policy of his Government and measures have been initiated to accomplish this stupendous task. He said wherever necessary special attention will be paid to give boost to the developmental works and enhance economic activities.
Matters pertaining to the construction of Chattro-Vailo tunnel also came up for the discussion and legislators emphasized the need for this tunnel for opening up of remote areas for all round development.
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