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People’s feedback is paramount for comprehensive development: Kavinder Gupta

Continuing his daily interaction with people of his constituency, Speaker J&K Assembly and MLA, Gandhi Nagar, kavinder Gupta today visited various parks and other areas of Channi Himmat.

The Speaker interacted with the morning walkers at Sector 7 & 9 of Channi Himmat and dedicated a newly installed transformer to the people of the area through his CDF with an estimated cost of Rs 5 lakhs.

During his visit, several delegations called upon him and came forward with many new ideas for streamlining the development activities in the area. The locals also expressed their gratitude for fastracking the pace of development.

While speaking on the occasion, he said efforts are being made for reforming the power sector in the state through full scale implementation of R-APDRP scheme.

The major demands which came forward ranged from improving the power scenario, water supply, maintenance of parks and blacktopping of internal links roads of channi Himmat.

While informing the people, the Speaker said, Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (R-APDRP) have been expedited and a structural change would be witnessed very soon in power sector.

The Speaker also informed that 33/11 KVA receiving stations at Hakkal and Sainik Colony being constructed at the cost of Rs 206.15 Lakh each with a capacity of 1×10 MVA and these are going to improve the power scenario of the Gandhi Nagar Constituency.

Regarding the issue of water supply and blacktopping of internal links, he said the upgradation will be completed within the financial year 2017-18; as more tubewells are coming up to meet the water requirement of the area and the transfer of roads from Housing to PWD(R&B) is on the final stage.

Quoting that “Charity begins at home”, he urged the locals to come forward and extend every possible help to the government by actively participating in development activities and giving their valuable feedback for comprehensive development.

He also inspected HVDS system of Channi Himmat through which 25 KVA transformers are installed for feeding power to 2 to 3 households depending upon the load which is going to reduce power losses.