MLC Choudhary, pensioners delegation meet Governor

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JAMMU: MLC Surender Choudhary called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday.
Surender Choudhary apprised the Governor about various significant issues relating to Nowshehra area. He discussed, with Governor, the issue of special recruitment drive in border areas especially in Nowshehra Constituency and disbursement of compensation to the cross-border firing affectees.
Governor urged Choudhary to continue his sustained endeavours towards public welfare and development of his respective area.
Meanwhile, a delegation of J&K Pensioners Welfare Federation Senior Citizen Civil Society (J&K PWFSCCS) led by its President Sampath Parkash met with Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday.
The delegation appreciated Governor for taking good decisions for the welfare of pensioners, employees, general masses and for the over-all development of the State.
The delegation requested Governor for enhancing the medical allowance; bring uniform rate of monthly premium of new insurance scheme; under cashless scheme, the patients should be treated beyond the end of December 2018 in all the empanelled health institutions; number of hospitals empanelled under the cashless scheme should be increased and the scheme should be continued for five years on the same pattern without involving any insurance company.
Governor observed that due consideration would be given to their demands.