While preparing grounds for the lection 2014 Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Ali Mohammad Sagar has reiterated that government was committed for the development of remote and far flung areas besides improving the socio-economic conditions of the people living in these areas of the state adding that ERA development and prosperity has already been ushered in all the three regions of the State.
As per a statement Sagar while addressing a public rally in Kulgam has said that about Rs 70 crores shall be utilized under MG NREGA in Kulgam district during the current financial year, besides Rs One crore shall be pended for the various construction works being executed in the four Panchayat Halqas including Deson village.
The Minister has directed the Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam to seek reports from the concerned agencies for macadamization of Yaripora Deson road, creation of one more developmental block, besides execution of different developmental works in the district. He has also stressed for availing the benefits of different employment generating schemes being launched for the educated unemployed youth of the State, adding that under the scheme Post Graduate and Graduate unemployed youth are provided loan of Rs. 7 lakh and Rs. 5 lakhs respectively on low income rated.
While as the minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo underscore the steps being taken during the last 4 years under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah for the prosperity and welfare of the people of the State. She also said that the Social Welfare department is providing financial assistance of Rs. 30,000 for the marriage of orphan girls.