Durga Nagar Welfare Committee sends memorandum to PM, HM
JAMMU, October 3: Durga Nagar Welfare Committee, in a meeting held today under the chairmanship of its chairman Roshan Lal Raina, discussed the issues facing residents of the region as well as displaced Kashmiri pundits.
The Committee, in an appeal to the Prime Minister and Home Secretary of India, demanded an increase in cash relief from Rs 13,000 to Rs 20,000 per month in view of the soaring product prices of basis, waiver of SRO 194 in case PM package employees, construction of government housing at Valley district level for package workers, construction of 1,000 TRT at Purkhoo for IDPs living with lackluster rent and ORTs in Purkhoo, Valley DCs be urged to remove all encroachments on migrants ‘property and migrants’ share of land production be reclaimed from tenants, PM package employees receive benefits promotion and discrimination in this regard should end.
He also called for the elimination of the backlog under the PM’s employment program, the provision of facilities to areas other than camps, such as opening of clinics, schools, drinking water , electricity and the construction of roads and tracks and the passage of the bill on Hindu shrines and temples. He sent a memorandum to PM and HM in this regard.
The meeting also called on chief engineers from R&B, Electricity and Jal Shakti to resolve long-standing demands from locals. He urged J&K Bank officials to replace Durga Nagar’s old ATM with a new one.
Other participants in the meeting included its Chairman Ravinder Bakshi, Secretary General Behari Lal Raina and other members Roshan Lal Koul, Mahraj Krishan Raina, Bushan Lal Koul, Bharat Bushan Gosani, etc.