JAMMU, July 16: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today convened public grievance redressal camp at Suchetgarh to listen to the problems of the common masses and review action taken on the decisions taken in the previous public meetings.
Several deputations hailing from villages including Dablehar, Korotana, Badyal Brahmana, R.S.Pura, Abdullian, Devigarh, Jagwal, Kotli, Sai Khurd, Jangwal, Mulachak, Burajal, Arnia, Jajowal, Mottay, Mokha, Kheper, Rakh Jatt, Baspur, Satriyan and Katyal apprised the Minister about their problems pertaining to road connectivity, water supply, power supply, healthcare and sanitation.
They also sought disposal of pending widow pension cases, construction of houses for the homeless and revision of BPL list. The villagers also demanded upgradation of transformers, construction of electric Sub-Station, replacement of electric poles to augment power supply and construction of lanes and drains.
After listening to their problems, Sham Choudhary assured them that their genuine demands would be addressed in a phased manner.
Interacting with the deputations from different villages, the Minister said the Government has taken many extraordinary steps for the welfare of the common masses and special stress is being laid on the uplift of weaker sections of the society, people living on borders and far-flung areas.