Welcoming the special bus service for women in Srinagar city PDP District President and MLC Mohammad Khurshid Alam has said that such pro people initiatives are aimed at party’s resolve under dynamic leadership of Mehbooba Mufti for women empowerment in the state.
Alam said that PDP is committed to empower this class of human resource through convergence of services, resources and infrastructure to be formulated in collaboration with all related departments.
Recalling the vision of party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s vision for women empowerment and referred to schemes like “Laadli” and “Aasra” Alam said the women of Kashmir are proud to have Mehbooba Ji leading us with courage , wisdom , perseverance and political prudence who also on a very first day of her charge as Chief Minister directed for setting up of women’s grievance cell in government departments in order provide better and secure working atmosphere for women employees.
Alam said that the prime concern of the government is to provide better facilities for women and address the issues faced by them and special bus service for women is part of this initiative to ease the lot of inconvenience faced by women and girl students particularly in wee hours in the city due to overloading etc.
Urging for extension of this service to rural areas with late evening hours services Alam said that normal traffic should also ply in late night hours till 10:00 PM with secure atmosphere for business community to facilitate them to run their units till late hours.