Augmenting rural infrastructure top priority of Govt: Veeri

Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rahman Veeri, today said that development of rural infrastructure is top priority of the coalition government as it would lead to the economic empowerment of rural population.
The Minister said this while on a day-long visit to the interior areas of Anantnag including Anzawalla, Prakashpora and Anchidora, where the Minister conducted various public meetings and was apprised by the people about issues being faced by them.
Issues like up gradation of the connecting roads, provision of drinking water and electricity supply were put forth before the Minister. He gave a patient hearing to the public delegations and assured them that all their demands would be met in a phased manner. Regarding the upgradation of Aazwalla-Prakashpora-Anchidora road the Minister said that the issue has already been taken up with the executing agencies and it would be constructed during the current year.
He said that reaching out to the people and redressal of their grievances is part of the government policy. He said the present dispensation is commitment to provide equitable development to every region of the state.
On the occasion, the Minister also inspected various ongoing projects in the area and stressed for their timely completion.
Later the Minister visited Ziyarat of Muhammad Shah (RA) at Anzwalla wherein he paid obeisance at the holy shrine and prayed for the peace and prosperity of the people of the state.

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