Several members raised issues of importance during Zero Hour in the House today.Mr. Saif-ud-Din Bhat today said that old age and widow pension cases are pending with the Department of Social Welfare from last two years. He demanded to know the current status and Government efforts in resolving the same.Dr. Shehnaz Ganai claimed that there are four members in the Council who have come from Panchayats, and urged the House to allow their full participation in all the matters especially pertaining to panchayats.She also requested the Government to take up the issue of additional Haj quota with Union Government.
Mr. Sofi Yousuf demanded ex-gratia relief of Rs 50 lacs and jobs under SRO-43 for next-in-kin to the recently killed ASI and constable at Anantnag.
Mr. Surinder Ambardar demanded the removal of encroachment from the historical Abhinav Gupta cave in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. He also asked for facilitation of pilgrimage to the Holy cave.
Dr. Bashir Ahmad Veeri asked Government to expedite the process of resolving daily wagers, adhoc workers, and casual labors issue.
Mr. Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo requested for the release of incentives in favor of NHM staff posted in far flung areas of the state, pending from last two years.
To curtail the risk of any untoward incident, Mr. Ghulam Nabi Monga asked for cutting down of age-old Poplar trees planted on Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway.
Mr. Vibod Gutpa, besides asking to expedite the repair and maintenance work on the grid stations and installation of new meters in Rajouri also asked to address the issue of unscheduled power cuts there.
Mr. Ali Mohammd Dar demanded immediate repair and restoration work of Sringar- Charari Sharief road to facilitate the smooth traffic movement.
Mr. Noor Hussain urged for posting of Urdu teachers in the Government schools of Samba, Kathua and Jammu.
Mr. Qaiser Jamsheed Lone said that State Human Rights Commission should be made operational by early appointment of the Chairperson and other members.
Mr. Surinder Kumar Choudhry asked to clear all the mines planted in various border areas of Poonch and Rajouri, in addition to proper relief and rehabilitation of mine victims.
Mr. Showkat Hussain Ganai asked for the augmentation of ongoing work on grid stations in District Shopian.
Mr. Ramesh Arora raised the conservation concern for the water-bodies and asked for removal of encroachments from the wetlands.
Mr. Naresh K Gutpa requested for release of wages in favor of daily wagers working for PHE at Gundoh, Thatri, Bhaderwah.
Mr. Firdous Tak requested for early supply of ration to various far off areas in Doda and Kishtwar as CA&PD fair price shops are the only source of ration for the locals.
Mr. Zafar Iqbal Manhas asked for cleaning of Bemina- Byepass flood channel.
Sardar Charanjeet Singh requested for developing Chakan-Da-Bagh Gurudwara as a tourist destination.
Mr. Sofi Yusuf said that Timber supply should be made online. He also requested to provide remuneration to SPOs, and causal labors at the revised rates.