Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Commissioner Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan in Jammu.
Dwivedi briefed the Lt Governor about the arrangements underway for the J&K Global Investors Summit to be held in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He also informed him about the steps being taken for identifying and inviting the potential and leading investors from outside J&K.
Dwivedi further apprised the Lt Governor on various important issues pertaining to the functioning of the department of Industries and Commerce.
The Lt Governor asked the Commissioner Secretary to ensure effective coordination with different agencies and potential investors and plan the activities of the upcoming Investors Summit in such a way that the prospective investment sectors of J&K could be positively highlighted.
The Lt Governor further directed the Commissioner Secretary for maintaining accountability and transparency in the working of the department and take all the vital measures contributing towards new economic development in J&K.
A delegation of Paramedical Staff Association also called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu.
The delegation headed by Parveen Kumari submitted a representation related to the regularization of Paramedical Staff engaged under SRO 384/409 appointed on academic arrangements in Medical and Dental Education Departments.
The Lt Governor assured the delegation that the issue projected by them would be taken up for examination.
Meanwhile, Kifayat Hussain Rizvi, Honorary General Secretary, J&K Branch of Indian Red Cross (IRC) Society met the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu.
Rizvi gave a brief summary of the projects and activities to be initiated by the J&K IRC Society pertaining to strengthening of its organizational structure, education, knowledge and capacity building, organizing Junior and Youth program. He informed the Lt Governor that the J&K Branch will soon have its own Blood Bank.
He also informed the Lt Governor that the IRC Society has conducted various activities in J&K during the year 2019-20 including imparting First Aid Trainings to 212 persons in 08 Training Camps; promoting Blood Donation Activity through organizing 04 Blood Donation Camps; livelihood project, provided medical assistance to the tune of Rs 1,04,292 to 10 beneficiaries and other activities providing cash and other assistance to the beneficiaries.
The Lt Governor asked Rizvi to coordinate with the Hospitals for establishing Blood Banks and put emphasis on organizing more Blood Donation Camps across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Er Aijaz Hussain, National Vice President, BJP Youth Wing and In-charge West Bengal also called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu.
Er Hussain projected various issues and demands pertaining to restoration and renovation of Temples in J&K, creation of 10+2 Lecturer posts for Kashmiri Language subject, re-opening of stone quarries in Athwajan in Srinagar, constitution of a committee to frame the modalities for rehabilitation of Gujjars, Bakarwals & Nomads and creation of Village Defence Workers in Kashmir. He also discussed with the Lt Governor a range of issues related to the implementation of Youth related welfare schemes in J&K.
The Lt Governor assured Er Hussain to review the genuine demands raised by him for their early redressal and urged him to continue working towards promoting public welfare.