Kavinder seeks greater public participation in developmental activities

Convenes public meet at Kiryani Talab; Assures early redress of issues


JAMMU: Stressing the need for active participation of local populace in developmental process, the Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today said public should take initiatives to associate with planning and developmental activities to ensure durable and purposeful assets as per the local needs.
On the demand of locals from Kiryani Talab the Speaker took stock of the facilities and issues being faced by the residents of the area. The Speaker was apprised about the need to strengthen flood drains in the area including timely repairs, renovation and upgradation, augmentation of drinking water supply to the locality in proportion to its population, and upgradation of public health infrastructure.
Addressing the locals, Kavinder Gupta assured them that all their concerns will be taken up and resolved at the earliest.
The Speaker emphasized that the benefits of the government's welfare and developmental schemes should reach the grassroots level of the society and urged people to avail benefits of these schemes actively so that maximum numbers of beneficiaries are covered.
With regards to the drinking water supply in the area, the Speaker assured that he will take up the demand through appropriate channels and work out modalities to augment water supply in the area.
Assuring the people of the government's commitment towards development, Speaker said that dedicated manpower is continuously working to evaluate shortcomings in public infrastructure and simultaneously devising strategies to reinforce it for socio-economic development.
Speaker also urged the public to be forthcoming with their concerns, issues and communicate the same to government so that an all inclusive equitable development can be ensured, that is transparent and accountable.
Senior political leaders Baldev Billoria, Sakina Bano, Purnima Sharma and various other prominent leaders were present on the occasion.