PM Committed to strengthen Local Bodies in Jammu and Kashmir

at 8:16 pm

New Delhi: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Jitendra Singh today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to strengthen the local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir.

He said that the three-day workshop of local bodies’ representatives of Jammu is a step in that direction which will be followed by a similar program for Srinagar and then other parts of Jammu and Kashmir, according to official press release.

Union Minister was addressing the valedictory function of three-day Orientation Programme on Urban Governance for Mayors/ Chairpersons and Municipal Commissioners/Chief Executive Officers from Urban Local Bodies from Jammu & Kashmir at the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) headquarters, New Delhi today.

Jitendra Singh said that the smooth elections to the village councils and the first-ever elections to District Councils after seven decades, conducted in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir are a symbol of commitment of the Government of India, led by Prime Minister Modi, to strengthen the local bodies.