Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan on Thursday said the primary aim of the government is the all-round development of every section of the society and that every step will be taken to achieve the goal.Minister said this while interacting with the people at Wavoora village in Kupwara district during a public interaction program.He said the government lead by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is committed to uplift the down trodden people of the society and ensure equitable development in all the three regions of the state. He said sustained efforts are afoot to accelerate the pace of development in the State to provide people all modern facilities especially living in far flung areas to make their lives more comfortable.Abdul Haq said that transparency and accountability are the benchmarks of the present coalition government and there is no space for corrupt practices and persons in the present government. He said various innovative measures taken under the leadership of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti have brought a visible change in governance in the state and everyone has been made accountable in the system.
Appealing people to become active stakeholders in effective implementation of developmental programmes at the grassroots level, the Minister appealed the people to become eyes and ears of the government by keeping track of the developmental activities taking place in their respective areas to ensure quality in works besides transparency.During the interaction, various delegations apprised minister about issues confronting them in different sectors including PHE, electricity, Health, and renovation of roads, up-gradation of lanes and drains. . The minister gave patient hearing to them and assured that steps will be taken to mitigate their problems.He said State Government is committed to the welfare of public to mitigate the problems faced by public. He said that the aim of conducting this programme is to address public grievances at grass root level instead of forcing people to visit the corridors of power in Srinagar or Jammu.