SRINAGAR: A Raj Bhawan spokesperson said Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh, Speaker Legislative Assembly, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan. He congratulated the Governor for peaceful elections.
The Governor and Dr Singh discussed the overall situation obtaining in Jammu & Kashmir and the steps required to be taken for ensuring rapidsocio-economic development of the State. Besides, the step needed to be taken to strengthen the institutions of local self-Government were also discussed.
The spokesperson of Raj Bhawan said Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi, Chairman of Selection-cum-Oversight Committee under the Juvenile Justice Act called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan on Sunday.
He apprised the Governor about the overall functioning of the Act in the State including the various bodies constituted under the Act viz. Juvenile Justice Boards, Child Welfare Committees and District Children Protection Units. He also shared some of the concerns regarding their functioning.
Keeping in view the sensitivity of the subject involved, the Governor urged Justice Masoodi to continue sustained efforts for improvement in the implementation of the Act which is a welfare legislation for securing the interest of the children in conflict with law and those who are in need of care and protection.
President Janata Dal (United) G M Shah met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan on Sunday.
Shah briefed the Governor about the prevailing situation in the state and apprised him of the difficulties being faced by the people.
The Governor urged him to continue to promote people’s welfare, besides, ensuring that the institutions of local self Government get strengthened.
A Raj Bhawan spokesperson also said Vijay Dhar, member of the Amarnath Shrine Board, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik, at Raj Bhavan
During their meeting, the Governor and Dhar discussed several matters relating to the functioning of the Board, besides, the facilities made available for the yatris.
Dhar also briefed the Governor about several pressing issues relating to the advancement of school education in the State.