Advisor to PM calls on JK CM
Jammu, March 08 (Scoop News) - Advisor to the Prime Minister, T. K. A. Nair Thursday called on Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah here and discussed various matters relating to the development of Jammu and Kashmir.
During the meeting the overall environment positive marked by peace and better development with enhanced economic activities due to the heavy tourist arrivals last year and its positive outlook for summer 2012 were discussed.
Matters pertaining to panchayats, framework of transfer of functions, functionaries and funds to these institutions and roadmap for elections to Urban Local Bodies from April 2012 also came up for discussion in the meeting.
The Chief Minister gave resume of the Public Service Guarantee Act. He said that some 45 services in six departments of Housing, PHE, Revenue, Transport, CAPD and Power have been brought under the Act for time bound delivery.
Omar Abdullah also talked about various issues relating to the flow of funds from the Centre Government under various schemes. He discussed Special Plan Assistance and matters relating to the borrowing of funds to help cent percent implementation of the State Plan.
The Chief Minister sought equity support from the Centre Government for Phase-II of Baglihar Hydel Electro Project, extension in Income Tax exemption in favour of industrial units beyond 31st March 2012, package of industrial incentives to
Omar Abdullah expressing gratitude to the Centre Government for approving an amount of about Rs. 1900 crores under RAPDRP in the power sector, asked for concrete efforts to make UDAAN successful. He added that corporate sector needs to be engaged in employment generation for the youth of
The Chief Minister also emphasized the need for including more educational institutions of the State under a new scholarship scheme sponsored by the Centre Government for the students of
The Advisor to the Prime Minister assured full Central support to the State for faster development and economic growth.
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