Srinagar, September 27
Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. The Governor and the Chief Minister discussed several important issues which included steps required towards the advancement of urban and rural democratic decentralization; intensification of afforestation campaign, particularly along the Pahalgam axis; upgradation of selected towns/cities to secure smart city standards and initiation of pilot projects for rationalizing financial management of higher education institutions.
Among the other matters which were discussed, the Governor acquainted the Chief Minister about certain issues, particularly the condition of roads, which relate to the projected commissioning of the rupees 300 crore Super Specialty Hospital which has been set up at Kakryal by the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. The two also discussed matters relating to the eradication of corruption and the challenges before the recently reconstituted State Accountability Commission.