Srinagar: Musarat Kar, President, Municipal Council, Sopore and Touseef Raina, President Municipal Council, Baramulla called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday.
The Presidents of the Municipal Councils during their interaction with the Lt Governor held discussion on an array of developmental issues of their respective constituencies.
Raina apprised the Lt Governor about the major demands of Baramulla town including establishment of multi-level car parking in municipal limits, Football Academy Rangwar, new mini-secretariat, beautification of Jhelum, streetlights for the town, besides macadamisation of roads, inner lanes, proper drainage system, Deep Drainage Project for Baramulla, Delimitation of MC Limits, Decongestion of Old Town, and industrial area.
Meanwhile, Musrat kar also submitted a memorandum of issues and demands of Sopore including Deep Drainage Project for Sopore, establishment of Mini Secretariat, up-gradation Sub District Hospital Sopore, and development of Sopore New Bus Adda at Model Town, besides other public issues.
The Lt Governor gave a patient hearing to all the issues and demands and assured of appropriate action regarding all genuine issues presented by the public representatives on merit.
The Lt Governor impressed on the public representatives from Baramulla to continue their endeavours for the development of their constituencies and welfare of people.
Later, Smita Bhagat, Head – Government & Institutional Business and e-Commerce, HDFC Bank also called on the Lt Governor.
Bhagat apprised the Lt Governor about the efforts and initiatives of the bank for financial inclusion and business development.
She further informed about enrolling 1000 Village level entrepreneurs (VLEs) as HDFC banking facilitators with the Common Service Centres (CSCs) for extending banking products and services to the common masses and 20 new Branches to be opened by the HDFC Bank.