Omar for equitable development of all regions

Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah said his government was determined to carry out "equitable" development of the state without consideration of who represented a particular region.

Last Updated: Feb 02, 2011, 20:59 PM IST

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar
Abdullah today said his government was determined to carry out
"equitable" development of the state without consideration of
who represented a particular region.

"Our government is determined to seek equitable
development of all regions and sub-regions. In this direction,
a network of schemes and developmental projects have been
launched across the state," Omar said addressing the district
development boards of Kathua and Udhampur here.
"Without any consideration of who represents which
assembly constituency, the coalition government pays equal
attention to reach out to the people in all areas on
development front," he added.

The Chief Minister said remote and backward areas should
receive priority attention for faster development.
He said the formulation of plans for flagship schemes
should be in consonance with requirements of the people in
particular areas.

Omar said he would discuss fund patterns and approval of
various centre-sponsored schemes with concerned Union
ministries to make them more effective.

He announced Rs 4.61 crore additionally for the
completion of various works in Udhampur district.

PTI