Peace imperative for development: Mir Zahoor

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SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Forest, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control and Animal Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries, Cooperative and Transport Mir Zahoor Ahmad Wednesday said peace is imperative for the overall sustainable development of the State.
He also said that the present Government led by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is committed to provide basic amenities to the people of the State.
This was stated by the Minister while interacting with the several deputations coming across the State including Pampore Constituency who called on him here today.
The Minister said that several centrally sponsored and State sector schemes have been launched in the state with the aim to improve the living standard of the people, especially to weaker sections of the society.
He said that the concerned departments have already been directed to implement the schemes on the ground and cover a maximum lot. The deputations projected various demands including constructions of lanes, drains and issuance of timber. The Minister gave them patient hearing and assured them that their genuine demands will be looked into.