|Advisor Kumar, CS visit South Kashmir districts|
|Early Times Report|
SRINAGAR, Sept 10: To have first-hand appraisal of the developmental scenario and ensure on-spot redressal of public grievances, Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar accompanied by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today conducted extensive tour of south Kashmir districts of Kulgam, Shopian, Anantnag and Pulwama.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, ADGP Law and Order Muneer Ahmad Khan and IGP Kashmir S P Pani accompanied them.
At Kulgam, the deputations from Khudwani, Qaimoo, Frisal, Demidulla, Havoora, Wanpora and other villages put forth their demands for redressal.
The Advisor gave patient hearing to the deputations and assured them that their genuine demands will be looked into. He also passed on spot directions for redressal of various grievances and directed the officers to maintain close liaison with the local population for timely redressal of people's issues.
On the occasion, Chief Secretary announced Rs 40 crore for augmentation of water supply schemes in the district.
At Shopian, K Vijay Kumar chaired a meeting to review the progress on implementation of key flagship programmes and schemes.
The Advisor directed the concerned executing agencies to complete the works under developmental schemes on top priority basis including constriction of Fruit Mandi at Shopian, District Hospital, Polytechnic College, Mini Secretariat Complex, Trenz-Sheikhpora Bridge, Reshnagri Bridge, Bijbehara-Shopian Road, Aglar-Shopian Road and other projects including Gujjar & Bakerwal Hostel, macdamization of main and inner roads.
Later, the Advisor met delegations of different areas of the district who apprised him of their concerns and demands.
At Anantnag, Advisor along with Chief Secretary, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, ADGP and IGP Kashmir held a public durbar which was attended by large number of people hailing from Jablipora, Awarwani, Subhanpora, Hassanpora, Sangam, Sethar, Naiyana, Halmullah, Gundinasir, Loktipora and Ziripora. Besides, members of Auqaf Committee of Sangam and Youth Club of Ziripara also met with the Advisor along with their demands.
At the last leg of his tour, the Advisor visited district Pulwama where several public deputations apprised him about their issue and demands pertaining to the development of their respective areas.