Minister for equitable development of J&K
Jammu: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga Friday said the coalition government is working under a well-knit strategy to ensure overall development of the state with special emphasis on rural and far-flung areas.
The Minister said this after kick-starting the development works including blacktopping of 2km road at village BurjTanda at an estimated cost of Rs. 40 lakh and one km road at Gudwal to be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 20 lakh.
The locals apprised the Minister about their demands related to power supply, water supply, road connectivity, education, healthcare and sanitation.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that all genuine demands of the people pertaining to the development of the area would be redressed in a phased manner and people would witness the change on ground.
Stressing on the need to create durable assets, Ganga directed the officers of the concerned departments to closely monitor the quality of work and ensure timely completion of the works.
The Minister asserted that durable roads and enhanced infrastructure tops the development agenda of the present dispensation and focus is being laid on upgrading and improving the road network in rural and remote areas.