J&K: Union MoS for Panchayati Raj Kapil Patil visits frontier Kupwara
The Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj, Kapil Patil today said that Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has a dream to make Jammu and Kashmir a Switzerland of India.The Minister was addressing a public Sabha at Cheepora in Picturesque Lolab Valley of frontier Kupwara district yesterday. He said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are always peace lovers and it was because of peaceful atmosphere which they have created again, the development is witnessing a sea-change every where in Kashmir.He said Union Government and Lieutenant Governor Administration are making concerted efforts to rebuild J&K in every aspect and it is a matter of pleasure that Corruption is drastically decreasing in the Union Territory.The Minister enlisted various developmental programmes and welfare measures and asked people to take benefits of these centrally sponsored schemes, adding that while designing schemes, Prime Minister has taken care of every section of the society. He said people are receiving financial assistance by direct transfer to their accounts. He gave the reference of farmers.Kapil Patil said that there would be no scarcity of drinking water anywhere in Kupwara district as the ambitious programme under Jal Jeevan Mission and ‘Har Ghar Nal Say Jal’ is progressing at a good pace.Referring to the Tourism Sector, the Minister said that every spot of Kashmir is tourist destination and Government is making all possible efforts to boost this sector in a big way. He said Bungus in Kupwara district is emerging as world class tourist destination.The Union Minister said that he will take special attention of Kupwara district being the Minister of Panchayati Raj and wished Kupwara to become number one district in the Union Territory by means of development.He urged upon PRIs, especially Sarpanches to work more vigorously and vibrantly to earn development award for their constituencies which is being given on the basis of qualitative development.
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