Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government
plans to identify various outdated laws to update them and
make them relevant to the present context.
"We have to make laws relevant to the present context
so that these are properly implemented," Law Minister A M
Sagar said addressing top officials of his ministry here
He said there was a need to create awareness about
laws prevalent in the state so that the people get first hand
information about their utility.
The minister also directed the officials to vigorously
pursue various cases in different courts so that the viewpoint
of the government is properly projected.
Sagar, who also holds the rural development portfolio,
underlined the need for effective and need based monitoring of
various rural development schemes so that the targeted
population is benefited.
While asking officials of his Ministry to give special
focus to MGNREGA, the minister said the canvas of the scheme
has been broadened under the convergence programme by
involving projects of various departments like forests and