Ansari tours Pattan constituency to take stock of various developmental works

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Last Updated: September 7, 2017 at 1:51 am

Directs officers for expediting pace of work

SRINAGAR: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education, Youth Services and Sports Imran Raza Ansari today visited Pattan constituency to take stock of various developmental activities going on in various areas.

During the visit, the Minister visited areas including Kripalgad, Mattipora, Gund Khwaja Qasim, Arampora, Bonnie Chakal areas and reviewed the macadamization work going on in the area.

The Minister directed officers of R&B department to execute macadamization works for all main roads and important link roads in a phased manner and ensure their time bound completion.

Taking note of the water scarcity concerns projected by the people, the Minister assured that prompt action will be taken to resolve this issue. He said that multiple schemes have been taken up by the Government to augment water supply in the state including Parihaspora water supply scheme that will ensure water supply to even the remote, far off areas. In this regard, CM has already disbursed 13 crore rupees to speed up the work, which was stalling for over a decade. The Minister also reiterated that Government is committed to providing all basic amenities to the public.

The Minister also issued directions to concerned department to speed up the work in the Water Supply Schemes.

During the visit, the Minister also laid foundation stone of Quran Learning Centre in Sofi Mohalla Reshipora being constructed by the Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association (JKSA).

While addressing the gathering, the Minister said that religion paves way for peace and communal harmony and urged the people to put up a united front against the unscrupulous elements that try to create divide and rift between various sects in the society. He hoped that this Learning Center will act as a platform to unite sects and bring about peace and tranquility among masses. The centre will also have a library which will be available to everybody, he added.

The Minister also interacted with several deputations and took note of their issues and demands. He patiently listened to the grievances of people and assured that their genuine demands would be taken up at the earliest.

District officers and concerned officers of Pattan constituency accompanied the Minister.