Continuing to its massive public outreach programme launched by the government, the Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli, today reached far-flung and remote villages Mandar Ghallan and Binalla in Teryath area of Kalakote in Rajouri district to convene public grievances redressal camp in these villages.A team of senior officers of the district administration Rajouri accompanied the Minister.A large number of people from the hilly and cut off adjacent areas apprised the Minister about their day to day problems.On the occasion the Minister said that to provide transparent, accountable and good governance to the people of the state, the government is reaching out to people at their doorsteps to redress grievances and sufferings of those living in far flung areas by extending all basic services to them.Saying that the Government is fully aware of the problems and issues of the people in the rural areas, the Minister said that necessary measures are afoot to mitigate the problems in shortest possible time. “Government’s aim is that the departmental officers should reach out to the people and address their genuine issues at their doorsteps”, said the Minister.
Kohli said that coalition government is committed to develop the far-flung and neglected areas of Jammu and Kashmir through a well knit developmental programme. He said a new era of prosperity has already begun in the state and the results are visible on the gross root level.Urging upon the people to come forward and avail optimum benefits out of the schemes, the Minister said that numerous people friendly schemes have been launched by the government with the liberal funding from the central government for the benefits of the people. He stressed upon the officers to organize awareness camps in the far-flung areas to aware the people about these schemes as the government is committed for the holistic welfare of the people of Jammu and Kashmir State.During the day long public durbar, the people mostly came from hilly and far flung areas raised issues like supply of drinking water, road connectivity, upgradation of health and educational facilities, employment opportunities, electricity and other related demands.Responding to the demands, the Minister released Rs 11 lakhs out of his Constituency Developments Fund (CDF) for construction of a small road in Teryath. He took some decisions, on spot, to mitigate most problems of the people. However, in some community and collective problems, the Minister assured the people that their genuine demands would be redressed in phased manner.