Minister for R&B and Mechanical Engineering Abdul Majid Wani, Minister for Tourism Ghulam Ahmed Mir and MLA Inderwal Ghulam Mohammad Saroori visited the scenic Bimalnag area of Kishtwar and addressed gathering.
While speaking on the occasion MLA Inderwal G M Saroori briefed the ministers of the local problems and aspirations. He said development of tourist related infrastructure at these tourist spots will definitely help in improving the socio-economic status of the people living in these areas. On this occasion the Sarpanches of the various Panchayat also presented memorandums regarding roads, PHC and tourist facilities etc.
Addressing the gathering, Wani lauded the role of Saroor area in maintaining peace and brotherhood of the area. He announced that huts will be constructed by R&B at Tatani Saroor for benefit of pilgrims and tourists. He also assured the immediate completion of all the ongoing road projects.
The Minister also said that Government is committed to provide basic facilities like road connectivity, electricity, schools, health care etc to the people of the state. Appreciating the Central Government for providing liberal funding to the State, Majid Wani said that Centre is providing liberal funds to the State for its comprehensive development. Minister appealed to the youth to come forward and avail benefits of various central and state Govt. sponsored self-employment schemes for setting up their own income generating units to become self-sufficient.
G A Mir called upon the people to promote local tourism and also work hard to revive local craft as it will boost the economic condition of local population. He said that Peace is imperative for growth of tourism and people should maintain brotherhood.
Later, the ministers along with MLA Inderwal also inspected Tourist amenities at Bimalnag at a cost of Rs 55.25 lakhs that have been completed recently. Senior and other officers of District Administration Kishtwar, Sarpanches, panches, and people in large were also present on this occasion at Bimal Nag Kishtwar.