Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said his government is committed to an "equitable and holistic" development of the state for which a "befitting roadmap" is being followed to reach out to all areas and sections of society.
He also underlined the importance of maintaining a "constant public rapport" to receive information about the status of development schemes and people`s needs in specific areas.
Omar, who met various delegations from all over the state during a "public mulakaat" (public meeting) here, said the public interaction has been made a necessary feature in the functioning of the administration.
The Chief Minister said the government`s intention is to ensure that maximum benefits of development programmes reach to the people.
"As such proper monitoring and feedback is all the more important in this regard," Omar said.
Among the deputation which called on the Chief Minister included organisations representing Paper-Mache artisans, house-boat owners, transformer manufacturers and repair workers.