Govt committed to empower Panchayats: Sagar
Ganderbal, Apr 8: Minister for Rural Development, Law, Justice, Panchayati Raj and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Muhammad Sagar today said Government is committed to give more powers to Panchayats in the State.
Addressing a function after inaugurating block office in Wakoora here, Sagar said much headway has been made in empowering Sarpanchs and Panchs.
“Government is committed to grant more powers to Sarpanchs and Panchs. They have been assigned job of monitor functioning of 14 departments. However, baring the Rural Development Department, it has come to our notice that 13 departments are violating the cabinet order which empowers the Panchs and Sarpanchs to monitoring their functioning,” Sagar said.
On the occasion, Sagar maintained that Ganderbal will be developed as model district of the State.
“Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has also promised to make Ganderbal crown of the State”, Sagar added.
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