Scrutinizes rules, sub-rules, regulations, bye-laws of RDD
Srinagar, Sep 05: A meeting of Committee on Subordinate Legislations was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLA, Bashir Ahmed Dar.
The Committee examined and scrutinized the rules, sub-rules, regulations, bye-laws of Rural Development Department and observed that the department should take all necessary steps to further strengthening of the rules of the department.
Legislators Mubarak Gul, Mushtaq Ahmed Shah and Altaf Ahmed Wani attended the meeting and gave their valuable suggestions for further improvement in making the laws of the department more effective and people friendly. They suggested that maximum facilities should be given to rural areas so that people from urban areas desire to move there.
The Committee stressed upon the concerned authorities to take all necessary steps to hold the panchayat elections in the State in time.
The Committee also discussed the Panchayati Raj Act-1989, Panchayati Raj Rules-1996 and SROs of the department and observed that the same should be implemented on ground level so that the development of the rural areas could be ensured.
The Committee directed the concerned authorities to involve the local representatives while preparing DPR of any development project in their areas so they can contribute their experience.
The Committee directed the concerned authorities to take adequate steps to implement rules in the department in letter and spirit.
Commissioner Secretary, Rural Development Department, Nirmal Sharma, Secretary Legislative Assembly,Secretary, Rural Development Department, Rafiq Ahmed, Director RDD, Kashmir, Gazanafar Ali, Director, Rural Sanitation, J&K, Special Secretary Law, Justice and Parliament Affairs, ACDs from different districts besides other senior officers of concerned department and Assembly Secretariat were present in the meeting were present in the meeting. (KNS)