JAMMU, AUG 27: MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta today toured Chatha Satwati area of Gandhi Nagar and took stock of the damages caused to houses due to recent rains.
While addressing people at Shamali Mohalla Chatha, Gupta said that the Govt is very much aware about its responsibilities towards the citizens. He said that natural calamities can come anytime but we will not allow people to suffer because of that. “Advance planning and preparedness to meet natural disasters needs to be developed in the State. All advanced countries have contingency management plans and effective forecasting for minimizing the effects of natural disasters. Our Govt will make every endeavour to develop such capacities very soon,” he added.
Gupta further said that he would depute a team of Govt officials, led by BDO Satwari to access the quantum of losses suffered on priority basis. On the occasion, a number of delegations highlighted their demands which mainly consisted of road-problems, drains, healthcare, electricity and supply. Gupta assured the delegations that all the demands would be fulfilled shortly. He said that tendering for the blacktopping of various roads in the helmet is under process. Locals appreciated the efforts of Kavinder Gupta and expressed gratitude for taking up their pending demands on priority.
Later, Gupta also launched Mega Plantation drive in presence of Parveen Sharma, Director Citizen Cooperative Bank and Ankush Gupta at GGHS Gandhi Nagar. More than 100 Plants of different varieties were planted in the school premises.
While addressing the school children and staff members, Gupta said, “Plant more and more trees in Urban and rural areas of Jammu for making ‘Green Jammu Clean Jammu'”. Gupta also appreciated the efforts of Jagdish Sharma from NGO ‘Technyme for All’ for the noble cause. The formal vote of thanks was presented by the Headmaster Kiran Rajput.