UT Govt is committed to ensure economic and social justice for all citizens: LG Sinha
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday paid tributes to Late Sheikh Abdul Jabbar, a prominent political figure of J&K during a public event at Guriwan Lar, Ganderbal.
The event was organized by Sheikh Jabbar Foundation to commemorate the 32nd death anniversary of Sheikh Abdul Jabbar.
“I pay my humble tributes to the brave son of Maa Bharti Shri Sheikh Abdul Jabbar Sahib. A visionary grassroots leader Sheikh Abdul Jabbar Sahib worked selflessly for the people & progress of J&K and made the supreme sacrifice for the nation”, said the Lt Governor.
J&K UT is a symbol of India’s unity and its greatness and we owe our strength to ancestors like Sheikh Abdul Jabbar. With their blessings, we have made impressive strides to socio-economic development and today J&K’s growth is stronger than ever, the Lt Governor added.
Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor highlighted the government’s endeavours to bring transparency, accountability and efficiency in the governance system, besides reforms and policy decisions to accelerate unprecedented growth in sectors like Industries, education, healthcare, power, connectivity, infrastructure, sports , social security, self employment etc.
Public welfare reforms introduced by the government in the last two years are paying the dividend and people at the last ladder of development are receiving the benefits, the Lt Governor said.
Our objectives are clear- Social justice, equitable development and prosperity of all citizens. Welfare of our Tribals, workers, youth, women and farmers is evident in the various schemes launched by the government. I expect every section of society, especially youth to contribute to the economic progress of J&K’, the Lt Governor added.
Reiterating UT Government’s commitment to ensure economic and social justice for all the citizens, the Lt Governor said that the impressive turnaround in various sectors during the last two years has succeeded in improving the quality of life. UT Govt
We have devised the scheme of setting up Self Help Groups to make women financially independent through Umeed program as a mass movement and more than 2000 such groups are being assisted in Ganderbal. It is my expectation that more and more women should be connected with self-help groups through the Umeed program, he added.
Former Legislator, Sh Ishfaq Jabbar, son of Sheikh Abdul Jabbar, threw light on the life and the public welfare works done by his late father. We will continue to follow the path laid down by Late Sheikh Abdul Jabbar and work for the betterment, welfare and integrity of J&K, he added.
Ms Nuzhat Ishfaq, DDC Chairperson Ganderbal, also spoke on the occasion.
A two-minute silence was observed in the memory of Late Sheikh Abdul Jabbar.
Sh Pandurang K Pole, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Sh Shyambir, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal; PRI members, besides senior officers and prominent citizens from all walks of life were present on the occasion.