Ch Lal Singh convenes open darbar

Excelsior Correspondent
KATHUA, May 24 : Terming the development of ruralites as real scale of measuring growth, Member Parliament Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary constituency Ch Lal Singh said Government of India is endeavouring to provide every basic amenities viz water, electricity, road connectivity and education to people of rural areas especially living in hilly, kandi and border areas of the State. He was addressing an open Darbar at Tehsil Basohli today.
Ch Lal Singh patiently listened to the problems of people and assured to redress their grievances in phased manner. He called upon the officers to extend every possible help to the people living in isolated and far off areas. Ch Lal Singh appealed the people to get maximum out of Government schemes meant for rural people, which not only provide livelihood but also ensure participatory development of the area. He also threw light on central sponsored schemes like MNREGA, ICDS, PMGVY, PMGSY and other job oriented schemes.
MP Lal Singh said panchayat representatives have duty to project the demands and problems of their respective panchayats, adding that empowerment of panchayats will foster the pace of development in the rural areas.
He disclosed that to strengthen the educational and medical infrastructure in the State the Government of India is providing extra funding to the State. He further added that enhancement in pension under Old Age Pension Scheme and regularization of Special Police Officer ( SPO) were taken up in parliament and other concerned authorities, adding that he will pursue these issues till the positive outcome.
Responding to the demand of shortage of staff in remote area of the Tehsil Basohli, he directed Chief Education Officer to do the needful so that students of far off areas don’t suffer.
Ex MLA Basohli Kanta Andotra also spoke on the occasion.

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