Jammu & Kashmir

JK Admin determined for development without any discrimination: LG Sinha

Sopore-Bandipora Road near Patushay village.

Sopore: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that the administration of Jammu and Kashmir is determined to attend to developmental needs of people without any discrimination.

He laid e-foundation stones for upgradation of inner link roads of Sultanpora Goshbugh and Auglar in Sopore costing Rs 6.29 crore, and water supply scheme Parihaspora and Peripheral Parihaspora under Jal Jeevan Mission worth Rs 57 crore.

In his address, the Lt Governor said the projects dedicated to the people and the new works initiated today will improve the overall quality of life, and remove the socio-economic and regional imbalances in development.

“Development is our commitment; it is our religion. The administration is determined to attend to developmental needs of people without any discrimination. We have successfully implemented a vast spectrum of economic activities and historic transformations are taking place in all areas,” the Lt Governor said.

Addressing the gathering, the Lt Governor called upon the people to actively participate in beautification and development of Sopore.

Today, Sopore aspires to become a smart city. The citizens want good roads, world-class infrastructures and modern facilities for quality living. We need to work together with the spirit of Jan-Bhagidari to change the destiny of our aspirational towns and villages, the Lt Governor.

The Lt Governor appealed to the people to remain vigilant against the divisive elements in the society. It is also the duty of every citizen to protect the public property and the tangible cultural heritage, he added.

Responding to the demands projected by the public representatives, the Lt Governor assured that the government will explore every possibility to address the genuine demands in a time-bound manner.

Safina Baig, DDC Chairperson, Baramulla and Musarat Kar, President Municipal Council Sopore expressed gratitude to the Lt Governor-led administration for giving special focus to the development of Baramulla and Sopore in particular.

The projects inaugurated by the Lt Governor include office complex of MC Sopore worth Rs 1.96 crore; development of park at Chinkipora ward of MC Sopore at a cost of Rs 40 lakh; public park at Mahrajpora costing Rs 53.27 lakh; open air gym park near Bypass bridge upper Ashpeer worth Rs 1 crore and upgradation of Vohlutra Shitloo road including allied links at Vohlutra Arkharwari Valanwari Doonwari road costing Rs 6.50 crore.

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