Creation of new administration units

SRINAGAR: After receiving feedback and suggestions on the creation of new administrative units from public representatives in south Kashmir, the Cabinet Sub-Committee, (CSC) on Sunday visited Baramulla district in north Kashmir to receive the local demands and suggestions for creation of new administrative units in Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora Districts.
An official spokesman said in a statement that the local representatives from the cross section of society presented their suggestions and demands before the Committee chairman, deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Chief Minister said that government had constituted the committee to ensure that new administrative units were formed as per the aspirations of the people of various districts.
“Government is committed to provide all basic facilities to the people at their door steps,” he said, adding “governments initiative of holding such meetings by the CSC has been taken to give due attention to the people’s demands so that the desiring areas are not neglected in the developmental process in the state.”
The statement said that the meeting was attended by the public representatives, political activists of various political parties, civil society members and PRIs of these districts who presented their suggestions, proposals and demands before the visiting committee for giving due consideration.
The Committee members gave a patient hearing to the valuable suggestions of the public representatives and assured that these would be given due consideration by the government.
District Development Commissioner, Baramulla Khwaja Ghulam Ahmad, District Development Commissioner, Kupwara Itrat Hussain Rafiqui, District Development Commissioner, Bandipora Mohammad Yousuf Zargar, besides, District and sectoral officers of these districts were present on the occasion.