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Fmr Min, Chairperson DDC Kupwara others call on LG

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Srinagar:  Former Minister J&K, Imran Reza Ansari, called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan.

The former Minister shared his views with the Lt Governor on the current development scenario of the UT. He expressed gratitude to the Lt Governor for launching various unique programmes and schemes for youth engagement and women entrepreneurship like Mission Youth, Hausla, Tejaswini, Umeed, Saath, and others.

The former Minister also presented his views on a number of developmental and public welfare programmes initiated by the present dispensation.

The Lt Governor appreciated the valuable suggestions presented by the former Minister and said that they would be incorporated in the ongoing development process of the UT.

Meanwhile, Chairperson District Development Council (DDC) Kupwara, Irfan Panditpuri, and delegation of members of DDC Srinagar led by Er Aijaz Hussain called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan today.

The DDC Chairperson submitted a memorandum to the Lt Governor apprising him of the concerning issues and demands of District Kupwara. The demands include additional macadamisation for each DDC constituency, additional funding for irrigation sector, opening a de-addiction centre in the district, besides filling up vacant posts of officers in various government departments in the districts. Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir, Vice-chairperson DDC Kupwara was also present.

The Lt Governor while interacting with the Chairperson and the Vice-chairperson observed that the UT government has been working with an agenda of equitable development of all the regions of the UT, with special focus on its remote and far-flung areas. He assured them of appropriate redressal of all their demands on merit.

Meanwhile, a delegation of DDC members of Srinagar led by Er Aijaz Hussain also met the Lt Governor and put forth their demands and issues.

The Lt Governor gave a patient hearing and assured that all the genuine demands put forth would be considered and forwarded to concerned departments for redressal of the same.

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