Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory (UT) Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday met Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla at Raj Bhavan, Srinagar.
Birla is on a visit to UT as a part of Parliamentary outreach programme to strengthen Panchayati Raj Institutions.
In a tweet on the official Twitter handle of LG Mr Sinha said, “Today met Hon’ble Speaker,Lok Sabha Shri Om Birla ji @ombirlakota at Raj Bhavan”.
“I, on behalf of people of Jammu & Kashmir, welcome Hon’ble Speaker, who is on his visit to the UT as part of the Parliamentary Outreach Programme to Strengthen Panchayati Raj Institutions”, he further tweeted.
The Parliamentary Outreach Programme for the empowerment of Panchayati Raj institutions is a unique initiative of the Birla, officials said.
A first of its kind program, it is intended to strengthen the institutions of governance and planning at the grass-root level.
Birla inaugurated outreach programme in Ladakh on August 27. (UNI)