The Minister for Social Welfare Sakina Itoo, Tuesday visited many areas of Kulgam District and took stock of various developmental works underway.The Minster visited the residence of Ilyas Ahmad Bhat of Chatripora Kulgam who died recently in a road accident. She expressed her sympathy and condoled with the bereaved family, besides prayed for the eternal peace for the departed soul.Ms Itoo gave cheque of Rs. 10 thousand to the next of kin of the deceased, besides sanctioned pension in favour of wife of deceased person from Social Welfare Department. She also directed district Administration, Kulgam for providing other possible help to the next of kin of the deceased.
During the visit, several deputations called on the Minister and put forth their demands before her. Ms, Itoo gave patient hearing to all the people and assured them that all genuine demands will be redressed in a phased manner.
Ms. Itoo, also directed the concerned officers for the necessary repairs of roads and electric poles and wires at Chatripora and other villages of the area. She also directed for taking necessary steps to improve supply of drinking water in the area.
The Minister was accompanied by the Legislator, Mrs. Bimla Luthra, Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, officers of Social Welfare Department and other concerned departments.