Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a one-day conference of Deputy Commissioners and District Senior Superintendents of Police at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), here today.
Advisors to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, K Vijay Kumar and B B Vyas; BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Dilbag Singh, DGP; Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor, Administrative Secretaries of various government departments; Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu; senior police officers were present on the occasion.
Welcoming the participants in the Conference, Governor emphasized the high responsibilities associated with the chair of Deputy Commissioners and District SSPs in maintaining law and order, delivering public welfare services and ensuring holistic development of the districts. He stressed ensuring efficient, transparent and accountable governance with utmost regard to public sentiments.
Governor stressed crucial importance of strengthening grievance redressal mechanism by the District Administrations and urged all the DCs to mark one day in a week exclusively for hearing grievances followed by their early disposal. He emphasized focus on completion of all pending development projects and urged the DCs to identify and settle all issues relating to pending projects. He observed that the government has approved setting up the J&K Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation, authorized to raise loans to complete the projects that couldn’t either take off or languishing for want of funds.