The government is committed to extend basic facilities to people living in far flung and remote areas of the state, the minister of state for Technical Education, Power and Social Welfare Vikar Rasool Wednesday said that several measures have already been initiated by the government to provide basic amenities to people.
As per a statement the Minister was addressing a public meeting after laying foundation stone of receiving station at Akhadhal Banihal, being constructed at a cost of Rs 4 crore to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the people of the area.
He has said as many as 30,000 population of Pogal Paristan will be benefitted by the project and government has formulated massive developmental projects for improving the socio-economic conditions of people. Efforts are being put in to make J&K a model State, the Minister added.
Directing the officers of PDD to work with sincerity and dedication, the Minister has said that the steps taken by government for improving power scenario need support of people and enthusiastic attitude of government functionaries.