The pace of development works has become now visible in every district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Recently Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Pashupati Kumar Paras, visited border district Samba to assess the development works and address public aspirations as part of central government’s initiative of public outreach in Jammu and Kashmir.
On the maiden day of his two day visit to the district, the Union Minister held a Public Outreach Programme at Thankdi Khui, Vijaypur. He listened to public representatives regarding their issues and concerns besides inspecting departmental stalls established on the occasion.
Pashupati Kumar, while reaffirming the commitment of the central government towards development of J&K, said that these regular visits to the UT are aimed at assessing and reviewing development works besides ensuring that benefits of all centrally sponsored schemes are being extended to the public. He appreciated the UT government for accelerated pace of holistic development of border district Samba, especially road network, health infrastructure, education institutions and industrial growth.
He inspected the departmental stalls established on the occasion and reviewed the achievement and saturation of beneficiary oriented schemes. He exhorted upon locals to reap maximum benefits from various central sponsored schemes.
The departmental stalls installed on the occasion included Agriculture, Horticulture, Sheep Husbandry, Animal Husbandry, Social Welfare, Handicraft & Handloom, KVIB, Health, ICDS, Fisheries department besides others.