Srinagar, June 18 (KNB): Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, convened a public outreach programme to take stock of people’s issues and concerns especially in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
The event was attended by several delegations and individuals who raised their grievances and demands concerning welfare and development of their respective areas.
During the programme, the participants strictly followed all the necessary preventive protocols regarding COVID-19.Delegation of Parents Association of Private Schools Kashmir requested for slashing school fee to a genuine amount proportionate to the expenditures made by the schools considering the prevailing pandemic.
A delegation of Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant Owners Federation demanded waiving of different tarrif and charges being realized by government departments including PDD, PHE, SMC and JK LAWDA till normal tourist activities resumes.
Meanwhile, delegation of Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir raised various development issues including regular power supply to Industrial Estate Aglar, Shopian before the onset of apple harvesting season this year.
Another delegation of Tourist Facilitators demanded that their services should be regularised by formulating some policy on the analogy of Rehbar-i-khel scheme so that their career gets secured.
Another delegation of Amar Singh Club Srinagar projected different development issues pertaining to the club and sought their early resolution.
The Advisor gave specific directions to the concerned departments for redressal of the grievances raised by the deputations and individuals.(KNB)