Massive infra dev program underway in JK: G A Mir
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Feb 18: Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmed Mir today said the government was committed to provide better basic amenities to the people of state, adding that in this regard a massive infrastructure development programme was underway across the state.
Interacting with several deputations from the Valley here today, the Minister said that tourism being the backbone of state’s economy, the present government was paying focused attention for its promotion.
“The Tourism Department is making strenuous efforts to develop new potential spots besides creating world class tourism infrastructure in the state,” he said. The deputations were from Shangus, Dooru, Arikushipora, Qazigund, Batagund, besides Migrant Teachers’ Association. The deputations put forth their demands before the Minister and urged for early redressal.
A deputation led by District Congress President Islamabad (Anantnag), Gulzar Ahmed Wani demanded constitution of separate development authority for Acchabal-Chattapal.
The members also urged for upgradation of tourism infrastructure in Shangus constituency, besides development of Public Park at Dathinag.
Another deputation from Arikhushipora demanded restoration of power supply from the transformer installed previously for lifting ground water in the area. They said that the ground water lifting supply scheme was not functional since a long time as the transformer at the site was not in use.
The deputation of contractors association Qazigund pleaded for pending payment of the works already completed on Omoh- Jawahar tunnel road.
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