Delegations met DSS president

Dogra Sadar Sabha president, Gulchain Singh Charak during a meeting at Jammu on Thursday.
Dogra Sadar Sabha president, Gulchain Singh Charak during a meeting at Jammu on Thursday.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, July 25: Dogra Sadar Sabha (DSS) here today held a meeting under the chairmanship of its president, Gulchain Singh Charak and met some delegations.
The delegation of sub-contractors working on four lane project at NH44 on Nashri-Ramban road led by Dharam Chand, president DSS Ramban raised the issue of held-up payments by Gammon India.
A handout stated that an amount of Rs. 27.34 crore from the Company is due to 18 sub-contractors of Ramban.
The Contractors informed that in meetings with DC/ADC Ramban representatives of Gammon India promised to make payments by July 20 but the same not happened.
These Contractors informed that it appears that some new sub-contractors are being engaged by the Company now.
Meanwhile, a deputation of students union highlighted the apathy of state government in not providing the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota to NEET qualified students of EWS category.
The students informed that 85 Medical and 23 Dental seats have been allocated extra by the Medical Council of India and these may lapse soon, since the 2nd phase counselling is already going on without EWS category consideration.
Also a deputation from district Ramban raised certain issues.
The DSS president exhorted all political social and civil society groups to work for the cause of people unitedly and mitigate their problems.
Prem Sagar Gupta, Col. Dr Virendra K. Sahi VrC, Brig M.S Jamwal, Gambhir Dev Singh Charak, Janak Khajuria and others were also present.