Jammu, November 29 (Scoop News) – Addressing one-day convention of J&K National Conference Workers of District Jammu Urban here today at party headquarters Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan, Minister for Industries, Surjeet Singh Slathia and Political Advisor to the Chief Minister, Devender Singh Rana have emphasized the need of strengthening coalition ties between National Conference and Congress to achieve peace and prosperity for all regions and sub-regions of the State.
They asked the workers of National Conference to play their role in this direction at all levels and ensure working of the two political parties in a unified manner to address the public grievances.
The Minister for Industries said that history bears testimony to the people’s-friendly, policies nurtured by National Conference throughout its long life in the State. He said National Conference symbolizes the State’s unity, amity and brotherhood. He said National Conference has always kept public cause dearer to it and its rank and file always worked for the welfare and upliftment of the people of the State especially belonging to weaker sections and living in far-flung areas.
Slathia presented resume of the new initiatives taken by the coalition government led by Omar Abdullah during last about three years and said that the commitments made by the government to the people would be fulfilled during its tenure.
“Various measures have been taken to improve and upgrade the basic amenities of the people and many more are in pipeline”, he said and referred to the initiatives taken for the betterment, growth and development of industrial sector in the State. He said special focus is on the development of MSME sector to provide opportunities to the budding entrepreneurs to venture in new trades and earn their livelihood substantially.
In his speech, Devender Singh Rana asked the National Conference workers to act as a bridge between the people and the government and disseminate the public-friendly initiatives taken by the Omar-led Government during last three years in the State. He told them to make people aware of the major historic decisions of Omar Abdullah Government aimed at empowering people at grass roots.
Rana asked the workers to play their role in getting pubic grievances redressed at the political and administrative levels and ensuring the benefits of new initiatives taken by the government reach to the people in every area.
“You represent aspiration of the people and your support is overwhelming in all the three regions of the State”, he told them asking for strengthening coalition ties with Congress to make development programmes and policies of the coalition a success.
Rana referred to the establishment of Panchayat Raj and transfer of powers to these democratic institutions and termed it historic decision of Omar-led Government. He said sarpanches and panches would play their vital role in translating the policy of equitable development of present government into reality.
Devender Singh Rana also talked about the enactment of Public Service Guarantee Act (PSGA) and said that this innovative decision of coalition government would not only empower general public to seek public service in a time bound manner but reduce of chances of corruption at lower levels to a greater extent.
Speaking on the occasion, National Conference Provincial President, Rattan Lal Gupta asked the National Conference delegates to strengthen the party at grass roots and play active role in development process. He said people have great faith in the leadership and policies of National Conference and all of us have to positively deliver on this front.
Mohammad Aslam Goni, Advisor to President J&K National Conference, Bimla Luthra, MLA, Vijay Lakshmi Dutta, Provincial President Women Wing, Ram Paul, Rajesh Bakshi, District President Jammu URBAN, Chander Mohan Sharma also addressed the convention and urged the party workers to work unitedly and take programme and policies of the party and the state coalition government headed by Omar Abdullah at every door step.
On the occasion the party leaders also facilitated Rakesh Chib President J&K National Conference Students Wing who recently joined the party.
Among others who addressed the convention organized by District President Jammu URBAN included Sheikh Bashir Ahmed, Jugal Mahajan, Ayub Malik, Surinder Singh Bunty, Pardeep Bali, Abdul Gani Tali, Bashir Ahmed Khatana, Surinder Singh Jamwal, Sain Dass, Vivek Gupta, Bahadur Lal, Iqbal Wani, Rashida Begum, Dilshad Begum, Veena Oberai, Satya Jamwal, Ashwani Abrol, Parvinder Singh, Rachpal Singh, Ravinder Sharma, Dalbir Singh, Sucha Singh, Ashwani Abrol, Ashwani Charak, Sucha Singh,Rakesh Chib and others.