KUPWARA, OCTOBER 05: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today inaugurated multiple development projects worth more than Rs. 26 Crores at Kupwara.
Addressing a public function at Boys Higher Secondary School, the Lt Governor shared the phenomenal developmental journey of Kupwara district over the last three years.
He said the border district has embarked on a significant capacity building in infrastructure sector. The projects inaugurated today are the reflective of government’s commitment to provide better quality of life to the people of Kupwara, he added.
“Jammu Kashmir is the new success story in the country today. Our overall economic growth is demonstrating resilience and strength and scripting considerable achievement in every sector, bringing improvement in the lives of the people to build a strong Union Territory,” the Lt Governor said.
After decades of neglect, Kupwara and many other districts are now connected to mainstream of development and witnessing growth of a vibrant and inclusive economy. Various initiatives and a holistic approach in implementation are fulfilling the needs of deprived section of society, he said.
In the current FY, J&K administration is targeting to complete 3241 works to ensure future growth and progress of all areas, he added.
Highlighting the efforts of the government to accelerate the pace of development in the district, the Lt Governor said the 20 major infrastructural projects worth more than Rs 3144 Cr are under execution in Kupwara, which will be the key to future growth, bring prosperity to the population in rural and urban areas and expand the base of local market and promote entrepreneurship.