JAMMU, Jan 22: Speaker Legislative Assembly and MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta today visited Raipur Satwari, Chapri Mohalla, Narwal Pai and other areas of the constituency and interacted with locals.
He was accompanied by SDM South, Sonu Pargal, BDO Satwari, A K Khajuria, XEn, EM&RE, Sudhir Gupta, Vice Chairman, Cantonment Board, Lucky, Member Cantonment Board, Bharat Bhushan and other social activists of the area.
While interacting with the locals, apart from listening to the grievances of the people, the Speaker informed them about the existing welfare schemes of the Government such as Ujala, Ujwala Yojana, Beti Bachao Beti Padao(BBBP), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Surakhsha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), Atal Pension Yojana (APY), Pradhan Mantra Awas Yojana(PMAY) and others.
He asked them to avail the benefits of such schemes and also aware the general masses regarding the same so that the needy are not deprived of their right.
The locals highlighted few demands pertaining to the repair of irrigation canal, up- gradation of transformer, setting up an Aadhar card camp in the area, old age and widow pension, PHH Ration Cards and others.
The Speaker assured that a new upgraded transformer will be installed along with the de silting of canal within a week and directed the SDM, South and BDO Satwari to organize an Aadhar Card camp, prepare a list of eligible cases for pension & PHH Ration cards.
Highlighting the development works, he said the MH road, CDA road, Airport road, Jeevan Nagar Muralian road along with other main roads of Gandhi Nagar constituency have been constructed at an approx cost of Rs 50 Cr. in the last two years.
He added that an amount of Rs 1.5 cr have been made available for the immediate requirement pertaining to the up gradation of power infrastructure in the Gandhi Nagar constituency.