Development in focus

Development in focus

The latest union budget has kept its focus on the development in Jammu and Kashmir. The J & K administration is trying to give a big push to infrastructural development especially in the rural areas.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha said that the aim is to make development a powerful people’s movement in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that timely completion of targets is key to transformation on the ground especially on the village level.

J&K administration is working to ensure people belonging to deprived sections enjoy social justice, equality and the last man on the socio-economic ladder receives equal opportunity in the current year.

In yet another historic decision, Rs. 22,126.93 Cr District Capex Budget 2022-23, more than 75% since last year, has been approved for the equitable development of the J&K.

The unprecedented District Capex Budget for all 20 districts was approved during a high-level meeting, chaired by Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha recently inĀ  Civil Secretariat.

Highlighting the key features of the District Capex Budget, he observed that the Plan has been finalized by adopting a Bottom-up approach with active involvement of Panchayats, BDCs, and DDCs. The key objective of the District Plan is the empowerment of the Panchayati Raj System and to strengthen grass root level democracy through participatory management.

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