Ummid Assistant

Applications open for Manmohan scholarship at Cambridge

Opportunities for Indian students in US

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home National

Jammu and Kashmir will emerge model state: Omar Abullah

Wednesday April 10, 2013 06:08:27 PM, IANS

Jammu: Saying that many developmental activities have been undertaken in the state despite several hurdles, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday that he was committed to making Jammu and Kashmir a model state.

The chief minister was speaking at a rally of the National Conference party at Marh, on the outskirts of Jammu.

"The historic initiatives, and the achievements on the ground, are replies to the propagandist elements who cry hoarse to belittle the work done by the government to ensure peace, equitable development, economic prosperity, transparency and public involvement in governance," Omar Abdullah said.

The chief minister, who is also the working president of the party, said that people are best placed to judge the performance of the government in the face of numerous difficulties.

"Overcoming problems of different nature, my government steered the (ship of) state through tumultuous waters," the chief minister said, adding that the march on the road to progress would continue with determination.

"With your unstinting support, we will lead you to prosperity and permanent peace," the chief minister said.

In his speech, Omar Abdullah listed his government's achievements in various sectors, including irrigation, healthcare, the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges, agriculture, education and drinking water, among other things.

The chief minister referred to the Public Service Guarantee Act and said that by this legislation, his government has ensured time-bound delivery of 70 important public services, besides ensuring transparency and reducing the chances of corruption and malpractice.

"My government gave you authority to demand certain identified services from the government departments in a fixed timeline, and if you do not get it in that time frame, the erring official will be liable for fine, which would be paid to the aggrieved consumer as compensation for delay in delivering the service," he said, asking the people to take the fullest advantage of this historic initiative.

Omar Abdullah said his party symbolised unity, solidarity, communal harmony and equitable and inclusive development of the state.

"The National Conference has remained the voice and heartbeat of the common people and propaganda against this party has always fallen flat on its detractors and enemies," the chief minister said.





 



 




 

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

More Headlines

NHRC notice to UP Police for 'torturing' 5-year-old

Re-open case against Tytler, orders Delhi court

Engineering college students win prizes in Hackathon

Four years after losing son, father hopes ragging will end

Pakistan tests n-capable missile

Girl,18, stabbed by boyfriend in Delhi

Medical negligence: Father compensated for daughter's death

Magnitude-6.1 quake hits Iran, 32 killed

Lt. Col. among five Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan

Pearson buys out Educomp stake in IndiaCan education joint venture

SC seeks poll panel response on vote machines with print

 

Top Stories

Manmohan Singh to seek German support for trade pact with EU

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he will seek Germany's support for an early conclusion of a balanced trade and investment agreement with the European Union (EU) during his three-day  

Manmohan Singh leaves for Germany with five cabinet ministers

 

  Most Read

SC seeks poll panel response on vote machines with print

The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Election Commission to file an affidavit on steps taken for introducing electronic voting machines (EVMs) with a facility that records in print each  

Released on bail, NDA professor sells books to earn livelihood

Dr. Anwar Ali, once a professor at the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune, is another case whose career has been ruined after being arrested by the Mumbai police in connection with the 2003 Mumbai blasts. After languishing in Mumbai's Arthur Jail for about eight 

 

  News Pick

Magnitude-6.1 quake hits Iran, 32 killed

At least 32 people were killed and 850 injured when an earthquake, measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale, hit Iran's Bushehr province Tuesday. According to Iran's Seismological Centre, the city was later hit by 13 aftershocks. The temblor, having its epicentre at a depth of 12 km, struck Kaki city of 

5,000-year history binds Iranian, Indian puppets

The puppetry tradition in Iran and India - two nations which share historical ties - have several similarities. Both assimilate from ancient folk cultures and use manually-crafted dolls as the core visual element of  

Lt. Col. among five Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan

Five Indian UN peacekeepers, including a lieutenant colonel, were killed in a gun battle after a rebel group ambushed them in South Sudan while escorting a UN convoy. Defence Minister  

Hundreds throng funeral of Pune blast case witness

Hundreds of people from all across Aurangabad and neighboring towns on Monday late in the evening gathered for the funeral of Mirza Rizwan Baig, a witness in the 2012 Pune serial blasts. Baig had hanged himself at his 

 

Picture of the Day

INSV Mhadei, skippered by Lt.Cdr. Abhilash Tomy sails into the Mumbai harbour, after solo, non-stop, voyage round the world, in Mumbai on April 06, 2013.

 

Recommend the story to your friends

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Science & Technology

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Health

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

The Funny Side

Education & Career

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.