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Administration working to build social, economic infra for better tomorrow: LG

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Baramulla: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various infrastructure projects worth more than Rs 43 crore at Baramulla, today, an official press release informed.

“Baramulla has undergone a historic transformation over the past few years, with new infrastructure, boost in local economy, reform in agriculture, tourism and trade.  Better opportunities for youth, women and farmers have redefined its identity and turned it into a hub of prosperity and strength,” the LG said.

He said the J&K administration is working round-the-clock to build social and economic infrastructure for a better tomorrow.

“Effective, transparent and accountable governance system is our commitment to generate growth and bring far greater prosperity for people across the Union Territory,” he added.

“Empowerment of socially disadvantaged communities is a top priority on the agenda of administration. With the focus on overall economic growth we are ensuring that no section of society is left behind,” the LG said.

He also handed over the land allotment orders to the landless beneficiaries of PMAY-G, at Dak Bungalow.

Sanction letters under various schemes were also distributed among the beneficiaries on the occasion.

The LG laid foundation stone for multiple road projects costing Rs 31.7 crore under NABARD RIDF- XXVIII including Up-gradation of Inner Links at Krankshivan Panzipora & Wagub road; Tarzoo Haritar Ningli Road Including Tarzoo Hospital Link road & Allied Links, and Hygam Trumbgund Rangi road including Inner Links Hygam Wetlands Reserve Rakh Hygam, the press release said.

It said the projects inaugurated by LG today are Pavilion/Podium at District Police Line Baramulla; NTPHC Zehanpora; Water Supply Schemes at Migrant Colony Veerwan and Transit Accommodation Fatehpora and Renovated Gulmarg Club.

The LG also released publications of Tourism and Sheep Husbandry departments.

Safina Baig, DDC Chairperson, Baramulla; Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to LG; Vijay Kumar Bidhuri, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, heads of various departments and senior officers of civil and police administration were present.

Meanwhile, LG chaired a meeting with District Administration Baramulla and reviewed the progress of development projects and welfare schemes in the district, an official press release informed.

It said the meeting was attended by Safina Baig, DDC Chairperson, Baramulla; Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to LG; Vijay Kumar Bidhuri, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, heads of various departments and senior officers of civil and police administration.

The LG directed the officials to focus on education, capacity building, healthcare, tourism sector and implementation of Holistic Agriculture Development programme to enhance the urban-rural growth.

Benefits of social welfare schemes must reach the people without any delay, he added.

“Greater availability of educational opportunities to all marginalized and weaker sections of society is the key to improve literacy rate and to create a better future for our children. Administration at all levels should work in a cohesive manner to ensure that every child has access to quality education,” the LG said.

The LG directed the district administration to tap the tourism potential of border areas, wetlands, and places of heritage and religious importance in the district.

He directed the officials to intensify the efforts to uproot the evil of drugs from society. He said the districts should compete in a healthy manner for beautification of towns and maintaining cleanliness in and around public places and water bodies.

The LG also reviewed the winter preparedness of the district administration, concerned departments and directed for execution of coordinated action plans for uninterrupted supply of basic amenities during winter.

Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla presented a “comprehensive overview” of the developmental scenario in the district. She also briefed the LG on the progress of Srinagar-Baramulla-Uri NHW Expressway and other key projects.

Later, several delegations of PRI representatives; Fruit Growers Association Sopore; PM Package employees and civil society members called on the LG and projected their concerning issues and demands.

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