Ramnagar suffers due to neglect, deprivation: Harsh

Excelsior Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, May 1:  Alleging neglect and deprivation of Ramnagar constituency in the matter of development, NPP chairman and former minister , Harsh Dev Singh  has called upon the Govt to appropriately and adequately address the developmental issues of this  areas in view of wide spread public resentment brewing against the ruling regime.
Addressing public meetings at Balota, Keya and Kaitha villages in Ramnagar  Sub Division today, NPP leader  regretted that development initiatives launched by him in the past had come to a grinding halt. Expressing grave concern over the pathetic plight of the existing roads, chaotic power supply system, dysfunctional water supply schemes, corruption plagued Rural Development  and Food and supplies Deptt and staff deficient schooling system, the former MLA  deplored that Ramnagar constituency once known for revolutionary growth and development had been relegated to the position of tail ender in the matter of development.
Strongly flaying the abandonment of work on the Satellite University campus in Ramnagar, Singh regretted that the construction work on the project was stopped in January 2015 immediately after he ceased to be MLA despite 90% of the project having been completed. He questioned the non-initiation and non completion of the remaining 10% of the work on the said campus despite lapse of more than three years. He regretted the non introduction of four additional courses in the said University campus approved by the University Council by a resolution passed in 2013 with merely two old PG courses being run from the Degree College building Ramnagar.
He further questioned the fate of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) approved under the aegis of Agricultural University at Marta, Ramnagar and ITI complex at Kirmoo, Ramnagar during 2012-13 for Rs 11 crore and Rs 3 crore, respectively, and deplored non- initiation of any action in respect thereof during the last two years.
Taking a pot shot at the incumbent leadership, Singh said that it happened for the first time that Ramnagar constituency was totally ignored rather eclipsed in allocation of roads in Phase-XI of PMGSY with not a single new road having been assigned to the said constituency despite demands of connectivity from several far flung and remote area habitations. He expressed grave concern over the non commencement of construction, upgradation work over most of the PMGSY schemes got sanctioned by him under Phase-X during 2013-14.