Continuing its Public Outreach program in Kupwara district, Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan Saturday visited various hamlets of Kupwara district and interacted with the people to take firsthand account of the problems faced by them.The Minister conducted Public Darbar at Thyen Kalaroos and Payrpora Haihama wherein the people apprised minister about various grievances and sought early their early redressal. Various delegations flagged their issues with regard to availability of pure drinking water, Electricity, installation of transformers, Ration, construction of roads and drains etc.Minister said the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is keen to mitigate the problems of the people living especially in far flung areas and instead of people coming to Civil Secretariat, we (ministers) have been asked to visit the people at their doorstep to know their problems and take appropriate action to mitigate their problems.During the visit to various villages, minister inspected various ongoing developmental projects and directed the officials to expedite the work so that it can be completed well in time. The minister also visited various health centres and hospitals and interacted with the staff and the patients to get feedback about the healthcare facilities being provided to the people.
The Minister also interacted with general public and discussed several matters regarding availability of different facilities. He assured the public that all the areas of the state would be provide all basic facilities at their door steps.Responding to the demands raised by deputations, the Minister assured them that he would take up the issues with the concerned Departments for their early redressal. He said that the Government is committed to development of rural and far flung areas. “To meet the goal, several schemes and programs have already been undertaken under R&B, PDD, PHE, Health, RDD and other sectors” he said and urged the people to take full advantage of various state and centrally sponsored schemes.He said that the dream of Chief Minister about Rural Development Department will come true only when all the flagship programmes of the department are implemented in letter and spirit and all the stakeholders work with dedication, cooperation and honesty.