|Early Times Report|
RAJOURI, Jan 22: As part of Union Government’s Public Outreach Programme, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao today conducted a public outreach camp at Nowshera, Rajouri.
Director School Education Jammu, Anuradha Gupta, Additional Deputy Commissioner Nowshera, Sukhdev Singh Samyal, Additional SP Nowshera, Executive Engineer PWD Nowhera, Chief Education Officer, Tehsildar Nowshera, Block Development Officer and other officers of district administration were present on the occasion. BDC Chairperson Lamberi, Vikas Sharma, BDC Chairperson, Nowshera Bodh Raj, BDC Chairperson, Seri Neena Sharma, BDC Chairperson, Qila Darhal, Khaliq Ahmed and Chairman MC Nowshera, Narinder Sharma were also present during the programme.
The outreach programme witnessed overwhelming participation of BDC Chairpersons, Sarpanches, Panches and general public hailing from different areas, particularly the border areas of the subdivision.
The Minister also dedicated Community facilitation Centre (CFC) to the Public of Chalk Jarallian, a building to BDC Chairperson Nowshera so that he can establish his office and laid foundation stone of 100 mtrs Motorable Bridge over Nowshera Tawi at Lamberi.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Nowshera presented a detailed account of various developmental activities and welfare schemes being carried out by different departments in the area.
BDC chairpersons and Chairman MC Nowshera while speaking on the occasion highlighted major issues and demands of their areas including sanctioning of a Kendriya Vidayala and Navodaya Vidyalaya for Nowshera, commissioning of Grid Station Stone, provision of Mobile Connectivity for the Shadow areas belonging to border belts, Opening Telephone exchanges, Completion of Ring Road Nowshera, enhancement in the salary of Sarpanchs and Panchs, SC/ST Hostel at Nowshera, accountability of funds released under TSP/BADP, border Bunkers, Super speciality hospital on Jammu Poonch Highway near Lamberi, Degree College Lamberi, Skill Development Centre for Nowshera, harnessing of local Tourism potential, Satellite campus for GDC Nowshera, provision critical care ambulance for border, special recruitment and a number of other demands.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the Government is committed to ensure all round development for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and the current visit is part of the initiative to take efficient governance to the doorsteps of people. He said that the objective of holding public outreach programme is to disseminate the information about various government schemes and to take review of implementation of these schemes on the ground.
Moreover, the Minister also paid a visit to the Government Boys Higher Secondary School Nowshera and inspected the classroom, ICT laboratory and School library. He also interacted with staff members and asked the Director School Education Jammy to keep provision of Library even after the School hours. The Director School Education, Anuradha Gupta informed that the Department of School Education is planning to open Reading rooms in schools.