Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Cooperative, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, today called for synergy among the concerned Departments to ensure speedy delivery of public services.
The Minister was addressing officers of Social Forestry, Wildlife Protection, Animal & Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments here at a meeting he chaired to take stock of their functioning.
He stressed the officers to forge strong coordination among the field units and directorates to ensure speedy and time-bound delivery of services to the people.
The meeting also discussed problems being faced by the employees of the line departments which include revenue realization and regularization of casual laborers, among other issues.
Director Sheep Husbandry Kashmir Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh, Director Animal Husbandry Kashmir M Y Chaproo, Director Fisheries R N Pandita, Chief Conservator of Forest & Director Social Forestry A K Puta, Conservator of Forest Srinagar Javid Ahmad Andrabi, Director Finance Cooperative Mohammad Rafiq and other officers of Social Forestry, Wildlife Protection, Animal & Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments were present in the meeting.
The meeting was informed that there are 444 casual labours in Social Forestry Department, 339 casual labours in the Fisheries Department while as 1405 in Wildlife Protection Department.
Detailed discussions were held in the meeting on release of wages and remuneration to need based and casual laborers working in these departments.
Mir Zahoor directed the Heads of the concerned Departments to come up with a comprehensive proposal to settle the flagged issue and asked the officers to work with added zeal and dedication to realize the set targets in full.