JAMMU: The Minister for Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC), Sham Lal Choudhary on Thursday reiterated government’s commitment for strengthening the rural economy through series of state and centrally sponsored schemes.
The minister was addressing a largely attended public meeting at RS Pura. Member Parliament Jugal Kishore Sharma and Samsher Singh Manhas, State President BJP Sat Pal Sharma besides sarpanches, panches, numberdars and other prominent citizens of the area were present on the occasion.
Choudhary impressed upon the sarpanchs and panchs to ensure regular inspections and supervision of ongoing development works in their respective panchayats. He called upon the PRIs to ensure greater public participation in every developmental endeavour initiated by the administration to achieve tangible results on the ground.
He said developmental projects will be given impetus to provide better amenities to the people and special attention will be laid on infrastructural development and proper implementation of the welfare programmes.