Elected representatives should contribute towards development: Advisor Sharma

Advisor to Governor KK Sharma Monday said the Government has taken adequate measures to ensure proper decentralization of powers by equipping municipal committees with necessary powers.

The Advisor was interacting with a deputation of Councilors Coordination Committee, led by Presidents and Vice-Presidents of various municipal committees of Kashmir and Ladakh division.

The Advisor while referring to various initiatives undertaken by the government in housing and urban development sector said that elected representatives of the committees should also contribute their bit in fast pacing the developmental initiative which would ensure that people across the state are provided with quality amenities in consonance with modern housing needs.

He said the issues projected by them would be resolved in a time-bound manner so that various committees discharge their function to the satisfaction of people living in these areas.

The issues projected by the delegation included security and accommodation, honorarium and meeting charges, functioning of municipalities vis-a-vis developmental activities, constitution of committees under section 49 of Municipal Act, transfer of powers with other departments and other related issues.

Later, other public deputations including DRWs of PHE department, compiler aspirants of the Finance department called on the Advisor and projected their demands.

The Advisor assured them their genuine demands would be addressed at an earliest.