Speaker takes stock of public grievances

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 19: Speaker Legislative Assembly and MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta today convened a series of public grievances redressal camps at Ward No 42, 44, Narwal Bala and Channi Himmat, to listen and address people’s concerns and issues.
Various local delegations met the Speaker and put forth their demands including augmentation of water supply, improvement of power infrastructure, upgrading of roads, medicare facilities and among others.
Responding to the demands, the Speaker directed the concerned officers to make all out efforts to mitigate the sufferings of the people.
He informed the people that various upgradation works are in pipeline and will be initiated soon. He said that blacktopping of road of Kiryani Talab and Rajeev Nagar will be started by this week.
Kavinder Gupta said that blacktopping of internal links of Channi Himmat will be done at par with main roads and will be completed by March, as the works for blacktopping will need to be deferred to wait for optimum weather conditions.
On the occasion, the Speaker also informed that two transformers have been sanctioned for Nanak Nagar out of the Constituency Development Fund.
He also stressed for close coordination and synergy among various departments and general public so that the genuine demands of the people can be addressed in a stipulated time frame. He also directed the concerned departments to furnish details of requirements for upgrading the public infrastructure, where ever need is felt.
The Speaker asked people to come forward and avail maximum benefits of various central as well as State welfare schemes and programmes.. “The schemes offered by different departments have tremendous potential of changing the socio economic profile of the people”, he added.


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