* Says Govt committed to bring investment to J&K
JAMMU, Jan 24: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy today reviewed the ongoing public outreach programme of Union Ministers at a high level meeting here.
The meeting was attended by Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar; Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam; DGP, Dilbag Singh; Principal Secretary Home Affairs, Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary, Planning & Development, Rohit Kansal; ADGP, Munir Khan; Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma; IGP, Jammu, Mukesh Singh; Secretary, Disaster Management, Simrandeep Singh; Director Information & Public Relations Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar; Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Sushma Chauhan; Director Hospitality & Protocol, Tariq Ahmad Zargar and other concerned officials.
Chairing the meeting, Reddy, complimented the J&K administration for organising such a programme in short span of time, adding that this programme will usher a new dawn of development and prosperity in the region.
He further informed the meeting that Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has directed all the departments of Central Government to develop a unique and additional programme for the development of J&K apart from various centrally sponsored schemes. He added that PM’s vision is to make developmental benefits reach to the last person of society and this programme is part of that vision.
The Minister said that the Central Government’s focus right now is to bring investment in J&K to generate employment avenues for the youth. He added that the Global Investors Summit which will be held in month of April will be a great opportunity for J&K in that direction.
The Minister also informed the meeting that during the 2nd phase of public outreach programme, the districts that have remained untouched during 1st phase will also be visited by the Union Ministers.
Speaking in the meeting Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar said that this direct public outreach has brought a positive impact on ground and will boost the overall development and administrative scenario of J&K.
Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, while speaking on the occasion said that this outreach programme will help in improving the developmental infrastructure at the grass root level.
On the occasion, Principal Secretary, Planning & Development, Rohit Kansal gave a detailed presentation on the ongoing public outreach programme highlighting various themes which are being covered throughout the programme.