- Admin focusing on people centric governance
- No place for corruption in J&K
- Big package to revive business in offing
Srinagar, Sep 14: Stating that separate investigations are being carried out into the July 18 Shopian encounter, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday said that the government will ensure that no injustice is done with the victims.
The Lt Governor, who addressed the second news conference in just three-days here, also said that his administration is focusing to ensure people centric and transparent governance.
While replying to a query regarding the alleged fake encounter in Shopian on July 18, the LG said, “I assure you that no injustice will be done.”
Pertinently, Army had claimed to have killed three militants in Shopian on July 18 this year. After the gunfight, the authorities had ordered a probe to verify the claims of families who stated that the trio killed in the gunfight were labourers.
Army had also ordered an inquiry and recorded the statements of eyewitnesses while police collected DNA relatives of three youth to match with the DNA of three militants killed in the encounter.
Meanwhile, the Lt Governor said that his administration is focusing to ensure that zero percent tolerance against the corruption and people centric government.
He also warned that any officials found not implementing the policies and programmes of the government on the ground level will be dealt with strictly.
While referring to a query about revival of the business, the Lt Governor said that the committee has already been constituted in this regard and hinted that a big package for them will be announced soon.
“A big announcement about the revival of the business here is in offing and will be announced within weeks,” he said, adding that the package that will be announced soon will also cover other sectors besides the business in Jammu and Kashmir as they too have suffered losses.
Regarding the upcoming programme Back to Village-III, Sinha said that the programme will be organized to ensure that the grievances of the people are redressed on priority basis.
He said that before B2V3, which is slated to be held from October 2, another programme titled “Jan Abhiyan” has been organized from September 10 to sensitize field functionaries and ensure their full participation in various public outreach activities as envisaged under the three pillars of the Abhiyan.
He added that during this programme, the officials will be available for the public to hear their pleas. “Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir, Deputy Commissioners of all districts will meet the public in their respective areas,” he said.
The B2V programme was commended even by the Prime Minister as in his twin speeches so far, he has mentioned the programme.
Sinha also said that the government has already announced Rs 10 lakh grant for every panchayat for the entire year.
Asked about non-implementation of government policies, the Lt Governor warned that any official found not implementing the policies will be dealt with strictly.
The Lt Governor while replying to a query sought some time to ensure that the frequent gridlocks along Srinagar-Jammu highway will not take place.