Honorarium to Panchayat representatives under consideration: Rather
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Jammu, Feb 8: Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Abdul Rahim Rather on Friday said that grant of honorarium to Panchayat representatives in Jammu and Kashmir is under consideration of the government.
Responding to issue taken up during his interaction with various delegations and a large number of people at Sher-i-Kashmir Bhawan here this afternoon, he reiterated that the government has taken various initiatives to empower Panchayat Raj Institutions for playing a larger role in development at the grass roots level.
The issue was raised by a delegation of Panchs and Sarpanchs, led by MLCs Dr Shehnaz Ganai and Ali Muhammad Dar.
Responding to the demand for restoration of power supply in Poonch, raised by a delegation led by Vice-President Peer Mushtaq Ahmed Bukhari, Kr. Rachpal Singh, Aijaz Jan, MLA Poonch, Dr Shehnaz Ganai, MLC and M R Qureshi, the Minister spoke to the Commissioner Secretary Power and asked him to complete the restoration work at the earliest.
Provincial President National Conference Jammu Devinder Singh Rana said that this is step towards fulfilling genuine urges of the people and solving their pressing problems.
The delegations which met the Minister included Associated Chamber of Traders Federation, Bari Brahmna Industrial Association, Raghunath Bazar Shopkeepers Association, Pharmaceutical Association, Transport Association, Bus Stand Shopkeepers Association, Brick Klin Owners Association, Spare Parts Association, Casual Labourers of PDD besides deputations from Kathua, Poonch, Rajouri, Billawar, Ramban, Banihal, R S Pura, Gool, Arnas, Suchetgarh, National Conference Students Union, Bakarwals and a large number of people.
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