SRINAGAR: After meeting Governor NN Vohra and the top security officials in the state here on Thursday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh posted a series of tweets saying the Government of India is committed to bring accountability, transparency and good governance in the system.
Rajnath is accompanied by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on a two-day visit to J&K. He left for Delhi in the afternoon.
“With renewed focus on good governance and development the Centre is looking forward to kindle new aspirations and hopes amongst the people of the State,” said Rajnath in one tweet. “The solution to problems lies in empowerment of the people and strengthening the institutions of local self governance,” he said in another.
In another tweet he said that the dream of a developed and prosperous Jammu and Kashmir will be realised when there is peace and normalcy in the state. “It is our firm resolve to bring peace, stability and prosperity through an honest, effective and efficient administration for the problems facing the state,” he wrote.
Along with Ajit Doval, Rajnath met the three Advisors to the Governor — BB Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, and Khurshid Ganai — Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, Director General of Police SP Vaid; Principal Secretary to Governor and CEO, Amarnath Shrine Board, Umang Narula, and Principal Secretary Home RK Goyal.
An official spokesperson said that Singh was informed by Advisor to Governor K. Vijay Kumar about the overall law and order situation and framework put in place by the security forces for the ongoing Amarnath yatra.
The home minister also got an update about the implementation status of major projects under the Prime Minister’s Development Programme, particularly AIIMS, IITs & IIMs, Ring Roads at Jammu & Srinagar and other major development projects being executed by central and state agencies.
It said, the Governor assured Home Minister that the state administration is taking every step required to ensure against any delay in the implementation of development and welfare programmes, eradication of corruption; and redressal of public grievances.