Kashmir Indepth
Kashmir

Union MoS Shipping, Ports and Waterways arrives on a two day visit to Pahalgam

Srinagar, Oct 20 (KINS): As a part of the public outreach program, Union Minister of State for Shipping, Ports and Waterways, Shantanu Thakur arrived on a two day visit to Pahalgam today.

The Minister interacted with beneficiaries and took stock of ground level implementation of various welfare schemes. Addressing a public gathering the Minister commented that he is pleased with the effective implementation of different schemes run by the Government. He appreciated the efforts of frontline workers in dissemination of benefits to the public. He underlined the commitment of the Central Government towards progress and prosperity of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He also directed the local administration to ensure prompt delivery of services to the common people.

Laying stress on revitalizing and promoting tourist activity to strengthen the local economy, the Minister said that the Government is already in the process of shaping some ideas to introduce electric vehicles in ecologically sensitive areas.

Assuring various delegations of the timely solution to the demands, the Union MoS informed the delegations that the public outreach programme is aimed at listening to the voice of the common masses. He said that such discussions will shape the policies and development programmes for the Union Territory.

The Minister distributed cheques among SBM beneficiaries, wheelchairs and hearing aids among specially abled persons and gold cards among beneficiaries of Sehat Scheme. The Minister also inspected Stalls of handicrafts and handlooms, Industries, Health and Medical Education, RDD/NRLM, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries departments and also interacted with local artisans.

Thakur also visited the under construction 50 bedded Sub District Hospital at Pahalgam and the under construction NTPHC at Aru. The district administration assured the MoS that the PHC will be made operational before winter.

DDC Anantnag Piyush Goyal, RTO Kashmir, ADDC Anantnag, BDCs and other officials of district administration were present on the occasion.(KINS)

Related posts

1000 bedded Quarantine facility, 100 bedded COVID-19 hospital established

Kashmir Indepth

Five bodies of Tangdar famiky airlifted by admin

Kashmir Indepth

Forces launch search operation in Pulwama outskirts

Kashmir Indepth

Alleged Sumbal Rape Incident: Police request public not to pay heed to any news report

Kashmir Indepth

Covid tales: At least 15 percent chain smokers quit smoking, regular sessions by doctors play major role

Kashmir Indepth

Protests staged in parts of Valley against custodial killing of school teacher

Kashmir Indepth

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy