As many as 70 Union Ministers will visit Jammu and Kashmir in coming days as a part of Centre’s outreach programme.
Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, kick started the initiative by visiting J&K for three days in the beginning of this month. During his visit Shah addressed public meetings in Rajouri district of Jammu region and Baramulla district in North Kashmir, and chaired a security review meeting in Srinagar.
After Shah’s visit four Union ministers including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, have visited the region in the last week.
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale visited Kashmir on October 6. After Athawale, Union Minister for Industries and Crafts Anupriya Patel visited the Ganderbal district on Wednesday, followed by Union Minister for Pashupalan, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Sanjiv Kumar Balyan who visited the Shopian district in south Kashmir.
The Union Ministers are meeting Panchayat members and other public representatives. They are seeking feedback from the locals and are passing directions to the concerned officers to address the grievances of the people.
The Centre’s initiative has provided people with a chance to connect directly with the government. Their issues and problems are reaching directly to the concerned officers and are getting redressed on the spot.
Last year also Union Ministers had visited J&K and met the people. They had passed a slew of directions and these were implemented by the concerned officials. During the past three years the Centre has taken many initiatives and steps to ensure that the administration remains connected to the ground and people are heard.
The foundation stones of many new development projects have been laid and many projects have been completed. The Centre has been keenly monitoring all the developments in J&K. The administration led by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha is being provided with all sorts of support and help to take J&K to new heights.
People-friendly initiatives are helping a common man and the opportunities being provided to them are keeping them busy. LG Sinha has set new benchmarks of governance and the people of J&K are endorsing these. Things are moving at a fast pace and the developments reveal it all.