Massive infra dev program underway in JK: G A Mir


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.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 IST

  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)

  • Kashmir

Don’t beg for return of martyrs’ bodies: Salahuddin

Srinagar, Feb 18:  The Chairman of the United Jehad Council Chairman Syed Salahuddin on Monday called on Kashmiris in general and family of Afzal Guru in particular not to ‘beseech for return of his More

  • Srinagar City


Chaos due to sudden vehicular rush: SP Traffic


Srinagar, Feb 18: After a continuous spell of curfew and strikes for nine consecutive days, various roads of the City on Monday witnessed chaos due to long traffic jams.  Long traffic jams were witnessed More

  • Jammu

NC-Cong Govt enhancing people’s pain: Mehbooba

Jammu Feb 18: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said the Congress-NC coalition was only enhancing the pain caused by the unholy haste and secrecy adopted in the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru More

  • News

Militants storm govt complex in Peshawar; 7 killed


Islamabad, Feb 18: Two suicide attackers disguised as security personnel blew themselves up after storming a government complex in the restive Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan today, killing five people More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Teaching Social Skills in Schools

We need to teach social skills to our students to deal with personal emotional states



We live in a competitive world and being globally connected, we need to understand and experience diverse culture of our state. We would need to determine whether every child in our state is ready to contribute More

Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions