Want to see state prosper, says Governor Malik

‘Politicians, bureaucrats have become rich, common people striving for basic needs’
Want to see state prosper, says Governor Malik

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday said that his mission is to see the state prosperous in such a way that prosperity does not remain confined to few dynasties only.  

"I call it filthy prosperity where politicians andbureaucrats have become rich while common people are striving for their basicneeds" said Governor Malik, during the inaugural ceremony of Government MedicalCollege here in north Kashmir.

He said, "Politicians and bureaucrats have acquired bigproperties in every part of the country and at places like Dubai, whilecondition of common people especially in downtown Srinagar and villages isgut-wrenching."

The Governor said, "Unfortunately in past people close tothe power corridors were benefitted while a common man,  who had no access to such power houses,didn't get anything."

Governor Malik said that said that since the day he hasassumed office in the state he has remained accessible to common people whosegrievances were not heard in the past. "Common people are approaching meeveryday. It was because of my hassle free access to youths that I providedjustice to around 500 educated youths who were not close to power house,therefore, were deprived job in the Jammu and Kashmir bank," he added.

"As part of our outreach programme we have madeadministration accessible to every individual. It is because of such aninitiative that I have received 28000 grievances from the people and haveredressed many of them. Even my Advisors hear grievances of people once in aweek," Governor Malik said.  

He said as part of development the government hasestablished 52 degree colleges across the state in six months and in comingthree months 50 more colleges will be sanctioned. "Besides we have upgraded 238high schools into higher secondary schools," he added.

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