SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 14, 2020:- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today said that connecting people with administration is prime objective of present dispensation with timely disposal of public grievances and smooth public service delivery.
The Advisor made these comments while interacting with several public delegations and individuals at Civil Secretariat here.
As many as 22 deputations and more than 100 individuals from various areas interacted with the Advisor and raised their issues and concerns with him.
A delegation of JK Medical Assistant/Pharmacist Association demanded issuance of pharmacy council registration certificates besides issuance of drug licenses and formulation of recruitment policy for unemployed pharmacists and medical assistants.
A delegation of Retired Police Officers Association raised the issue of pay anomaly with the Advisor and demanded removal of pay anomalies and other service benefits.
Similarly a delegation of All J&K Homeguard Welfare Association demanded increase in honaroriom and other benefits in line with the Homeguards of other states across the country.
A delegation of residents of Village Tad Karnah Kupwara raised several issues pertaining to development of infrastructure in their area. They demanded construction/upgradation of road from Dhanni to Upper Tad under NABARD or PMGSY scheme.
A delegation of residents of Minto Circle colony Srinagar raised issue of water shortage with the Advisor and demanded reviewing of distribution lines in the area and development of other infrastructure.
Similarly a delegation Upper Astan Mohalla Nishat Srinagar demanded completion of Water Supply Scheme in the area at earliest besides development of other PHE related infrastructure in the area.
Besides these delegations, a large number of individuals from Anantnag, Kupwara, Karnah, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Tangmarg, Baramulla, Srinagar and other areas interacted with the Advisor and apprised him with their issues and problems.
The Advisor listened to each of them patiently and assured them that all of their genuine issues will be resolved on priority.
He said that the LG Administration has initiated numerous reforms to cater to the developmental needs of the people with special focus on public participation in the developmental process. He said that it has been the priority of present dispensation for which the administration has started this outreach programme.