Fulfilling commitments to every section of society: Mehbooba

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JAMMU: After her cabinet approved the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said her government is fulfilling the commitments made to every section of society.
The CM said this while interacting with a delegation of Employees Coordination Committee, led by its Chairman, Ghulam Rasool Mir, who had come to thank her for the decisions taken in today’s cabinet meeting chaired by her.
Mehbooba Mufti said she had committed to employees of state government for implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations, despite a resource crunch, and today she was happy that the commitment stands fulfilled.
She said employees being an integral part of governance system, their welfare in terms of emoluments, accommodation, career progression etc, has remained the focus of her attention. She added that a mega housing project has been initiated by her government for meeting the accommodation needs of the employees.
A similar commitment, the Chief Minister said, she had made with the daughters, sisters and mothers of the state to bring a strong law prescribing capital punishment for convicts of sexual crimes against women which also has been fulfilled today.
The employees’ delegation thanked the Chief Minister for taking other reformative steps, like removing stagnation of officers and creating avenues of promotions for other subordinate staff.