BDC Chairman Mandi, several deputations call on LG

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JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday met leaders and heads of several deputations belonging to various political parties and associations here.
A deputation led by Chairman Block Development Council Mandi Poonch, Shamim Ahmed Ganai called on Lt Governor and submitted a memorandum of issues and demands pertaining to shortage of Doctors in SDH Mandi, civic issues including better drainage, electricity and road facilities, development of tourism and sports infrastructure in the area, besides clearing liabilities of works done under MGNREGA, PMAY and SBM.
On the occasion, Lt Governor while interacting with the deputation gave a patient hearing and assured the visiting deputation that all the genuine demands would be looked into earnestly for their redressal on merit.
Former J&K minister and vice president J&K Congress, GM Saroori also called on Lt Governor and discussed various issues of public importance pertaining to snow clearance of roads and augmentation of water supply in hilly areas of Kishtwar district.
A deputation of Himalayan Buddhist Cultural Society Paddar led by its general secretary, Dr. Nawang Tundup submitted a memorandum of several demands pertaining to relaxation in physical standard in recently advertised CCE posts with regard to JKPS (Gazetted) for Buddhist community of J&K on pattern of Ladakhi and Gorkha communities. Besides, the visiting deputation requested the Lt Governor for creation of Bhoti language teacher and lecturer posts in all Government Schools from middle to higher secondary levels.
The deputation also apprised the Lt Governor about the issues pertaining to road connectivity, electricity, mobile communication, primary health care center among other public importance issues.
On the occasion, Lt Governor assured the deputation that the UT government is committed for the overall development of every section of the society, including the Buddhist community of J&K.
Similarly, a deputation led by Lt Colonel (Rtd) PS Raina apprised the Lt Governor about issues related to the land acquisition and rehabilitation in the expansion process of Jammu Airport.
To this, Lt Governor assured the visiting deputation of all possible assistance from the government for rehabilitation and welfare of the families.
A deputation of School Education Officers’ Association (ZEO Cadre) led by its president Kuldeep Singh Langeh also presented their pressing issues before the Lt Governor who assured the redressal of their genuine issues on merit.

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