Udhampur, April 22
Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Udhampur on Saturday conducted a Gram Sabha at Panchayat Tikri of district Udhampur here today.
MLA Udhampur, Pawan Kumar Gupta, Secretary Rural Department & Panchayati Raj, Kifayat Hussain Rizvi, Director Rural Sanitation Jammu, M.M Rehman Ghasi, Joint Director RDD, Champa Devi, Assistant Commissioner Development, Udhampur, Mr. Om Parkash, Executive Engineer REW , Mehmood Ahmed, District Panchayat Officer, Sandeep Seointra, Block Development Officer of Tikri & Udhampur and large number people attended the gram sabha. Speaking on the occasion, MLA Udhampur highlighted the role of gram sabha and said that gram sabha being an important element of the Panchayati Raj system. He said that real progress would be achieved at the gross root level only if the gram Panchayats are strengthened and empowered. For the purpose, he stressed upon the people for their cooperation for initiating various developmental activities in their respective area. He called upon the people to take maximum benefits of the different schemes of the department for the upliftment of their socio economy status. Address the gathering Rizvi said that, the Government has launched various centrally and state sponsored flagship schemes for the welfare of the general public so that the public get benefits all the schemes. He said that the aim of organizing such gram sabha is to create awareness among the common masses about the various.