Jammu, Dec 11: Setting an example of work culture, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti met several delegations and listened to the grievances of the people till late midnight in Doda district during her three-day visit to erstwhile Doda region.
“In what could be described as one of the longest public interactions over the decades as Mufti disposed the complaints and demands of the deputations till 0130 hours on Monday during her grievances redressal camp,” official spokesman here said.
He said that the camp which started at 1030 hours on Sunday continued till late in the night and the last deputation which met the Chief Minister past mid night at around 0140 hours came from Palmas area of Doda.
The deputation demanded construction of a footpath and connecting the area with the circular road of the town.
The Chief Minister announced release of Rs 15 lakhs for construction of footpath and also extending facilities of electricity and drinking water.
He said that with this the more than 15 hours long public outreach programme concluded.
The spokesman said that around 100 deputations met the Chief Minister during her public outreach programme and given the large number of people and their demands, it continued past midnight making it one of the longest interactions in the State in so many decades.
It may be mentioned here that these grievances redressal camps convened by the Chief Minister generally extend upto late in the evenings.
He said that the camp at Kishtwar on Saturday which started at 1100 hours ended at 2330 hours with a deputation from Drabshalla bringing their problems into the notice of the Chief Minister.
“The Chief Minister also announced release of Rs 25 lakhs for procuring a digital X-ray for the District Hospital, Doda and Rs 20 lakhs for completing the balance work of the stadium in the town,” he asserted.
Mehbooba Mufti also announced construction of community halls in the Route, Behote and Batakund villages of Marmat area of the district.
This was in response to the demands of the people of these areas during the longest in decades’ grievances redressal camp.