NITI Aayog member calls on LG Sinha

‘J&K best performing UT in own tax revenue generation under GSDP’
NITI Aayog member calls on LG Sinha
Photo: Jammu and Kashmir Information Department

Jammu, Dec 17: Member NITI Aayog V K Saraswat Friday called on Lieutenant Governor ManojSinha and discussed various development-related issues of J&K here at Raj Bhavan.

An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that Saraswat apprised the LG regarding setting up of Atal Tinkering Laboratories in the schools, capacity building of the officers for outcome monitoring, providing of transaction advisors to the Department of Tourism and other departments for resolving pending issues of J&K with various central ministries.

He also apprised the LG about his meetings with the Chief Secretary and Administrative Secretaries of the various departments of the J&K administration where several schemes being run under the aegis of the central ministries were discussed.

The NITI Aayog member appreciated the efforts of the J&K administration regarding the Education Quality Index and the improvement of the Health Index.

He also apprised the LG that J&K was the best performing union territory in terms of its tax revenue generation under GSDP.

The LG expressed his gratitude towards NITI Aayog headed by Prime Minister NarendraModi for giving a dedicated focus on the holistic development of J&K.

He also assured all possible help from the J&K administration in implementing the vision of NITI Aayog on the ground.

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