JAMMU: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon Tuesday called on Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir at Civil Secretariat in Jammu.
CEC discussed in detail various issues ranging from students, employees of PSUs and inhabitants of Kargil Colonies in Jammu.
CEC, LAHDC Kargil urged for handing-over the land by Jammu Development Authority to LAHDC at an earliest for construction of Kargil House at Channi Jammu as all the formalities for acquisition has been completed with the JDA.
Dr Akhoon advocated for special provisions to ensure reservation for Kargil students in universities and colleges across Jammu and Kashmir, enhancing educational opportunities for the youth of Kargil in view of the discontinuation of the available provisions after reorganization of erstwhile J&K State.
Addressing the living conditions of inhabitants in Kargil Colonies especially at Bathindi Jammu, CEC asked for necessary provision of basic amenities and the allocation of land for a graveyard at Narwal Bala Bathindi, catering to the essential needs of the residents.
The Chairman/CEC brought to the forefront the challenges faced by employees in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), including the State Finance Corporation etc. in getting the service and monetary benefits to them after reorganization of the J&K State. Resolving these issues is integral to ensuring the welfare of the workforce.
The meeting also covered discussions on various issues related to SKUAST Kargil Ladakh.
Individual issues of some persons hailing from Kargil were also taken up by the CEC with the Chief Secretary and requested for their redressal keeping in view the hardships being faced by them.
The Chief Secretary assured for thorough examination of the issues taken by the CEC, and assured to take-up with the concerned authorities for the resolution at an earliest possible time.
- February 25, 2024