Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said the ecosystem of militants and secessionists have been dismantled and there is a strong yearning for peace, prosperity and development among the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
“We have dismantled the ecosystem of conflict profiteers, terrorists, secessionists and there is a strong yearning among all sections for peace, prosperity and accelerated development in Jammu and Kashmir,” Sinha said after inaugurating various development projects in Sopore township of Baramulla district.
He laid e-foundation stones for upgradation of inner link roads of Sultanpora Goshbugh and Auglar costing Rs 6.29 crore, and Water Supply Scheme Parihaspora and Peripheral Parihaspora under Jal Jeevan Mission worth Rs 57 crores.
The LG said the projects dedicated to the people and the new works initiated today will improve the overall quality of life, and remove the socio-economic and regional imbalances in development.
Sinha appealed to the people to remain vigilant against the divisive elements in the society. It is also the duty of every citizen to protect the public property and the tangible cultural heritage, he added.
“Development is our commitment; it is our religion. The administration is determined to attend to the developmental needs of people without any discrimination. We have successfully implemented a vast spectrum of economic activities and historic transformations are taking place in all areas,” he said.
“Sopore has a rich history of communal harmony and prosperity but also has its own unique challenges for inclusive development”, the LG said and added “the administration has taken many important steps in three years that reflect the firm commitment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rapid development and inclusive growth,”.
He said today, Sopore aspires to become a Smart city. The citizens want good roads, world-class infrastructures and modern facilities for quality living. We need to work together with the spirit of Jan-Bhagidari to change the destiny of our aspirational towns and villages, Sinha said.
Many cities and towns of J&K today exhibit impressive manifestations of all-round development, the LG said.
Responding to the demands projected by the public representatives, Sinha assured that the government will explore every possibility to address the genuine demands in a time-bound manner.