VC JU, LoC residents, others call on Lt Governor

Lt. Governor G C Murmu meeting Prof. Manoj Dhar, VC Jammu University on Tuesday.
Lt. Governor G C Murmu meeting Prof. Manoj Dhar, VC Jammu University on Tuesday.

Excelsior Correspondent
Jammu, Jan 14: Prof. Manoj Kumar Dhar, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Prof. Dhar briefed the Lt Governor about various academic, administrative and other important issues relating to the functioning of the University, including the off-site Campuses.
The Lt Governor stressed the high importance for maintaining high standards of academic excellence and research in the University through strict adherence to norms and discipline.
A delegation of Shri Sanatan Dharam Sabha, Baramulla, Camp Jammu also called on Lieutenant Governor.
The delegation led by its President, Bhushan Lal Mantoo projected the issue of reconstruction of river bund bounding compound of Mata Shailputri Shrine, Devibal at Baramulla, Kashmir.
The Lt Governor assured the delegation that the issue projected by them would be taken up for examination for its early redressal.
A deputation of J&K Political Migrants Front led by its Chairman, Shiekh Mohi-Ud-Din Shabnam raised various issues pertaining to the welfare of the Political Migrants and improvement of infrastructure and other tourist friendly facilities in various tourist destinations of South Kashmir.
The Lt Governor assured the deputation to examine the genuine issues projected by them for their redressal.
A delegation of LoC residents of Poonch District headed by Mohd. Rafiq Chisti comprising of Sarpanches- Mohd. Isak Khan, Mohd. Yousuf, Mohd. Tariq and Nazar Din Dar apprised the Lt Governor of various issues and demands of the inhabitants along the LoC including establishment of First Aid Centre at Village Qasba, Ambulance for border area, construction of more bunkers , upgradation of High School Bandi Chechian, preference for appointing the educated unemployed Youth residing within the range of two kilometers from the border as Constables, SPOs and porters in Army with relaxation in education and height criteria and enhancement in compensation to the injured in border firing.
The delegation also raised the demands for the start of work on Jammu-Poonch railway line, grant of status of model village to village Chandak and resumption of Jammu-Poonch helicopter service.
The Lt Governor gave a patient hearing to the members of the delegation and assured them to address the issues raised by them.