Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is also the Working President of the ruling National Conference, has asked his ministerial colleagues of the NC alongwith Provincial President Devender Singh Rana to hold public hearings between 10 AM and 1 PM on specified dates at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan, as per the roaster he has already approved.
After opening of offices in the winter capital early this month, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference is restarting the public hearing mechanism at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan in Jammu from December 2, 2014.
“The mechanism had worked well in February-March this year with people registering their problems with the ministers for seeking on-the-spot redressal,” a statement said on Wednesday.
According to the roaster Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Abdul Rahim Rather will meet the people on December 2, 2013, Minister for Planning and Development, Labour and Employment, Ajay Kumar Sadhotra on December 9, 2013, Minister for Social Welfare Sakina Itoo on January 6, 2014, Minister of State (IC) Science & Technology and Information Technology, Feroz Ahmed Khan on January 13, 2014, Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Ali Mohammed Sagar on January 20, 2014, Minister for Higher Education Mohammad Akbar Lone on January 27, 2014, Minister for CAPD and Transport Chowdhary Mohammad Ramzan on February 3, 2014, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Mir Saifullah on February 10, 2014, Minister of State (IC) Animal & Sheep Husbandry Nazir Ahmed Khan (Gurezi) on February 17, 2014 and Minister for Forests, Environment & Ecology Main Altaf Ahmad on February 24, 2014.
However, Advisor to Chief Minister Qamar Ali Akhoon shall be meeting the people on every Thursday between 10 AM to 1 PM, the roaster adds.