GANDERBAL, JANUARY 23: Union Minister of State for Home, G Kishan Reddy Thursday said that establishment of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Jammu and Kashmir would directly benefit people and reduce the gulf between them and the government.
The Union Minister was addressing a function here today in connection with central government’s outreach programme. The Union Minister assured that the establishment of ACB would weed-out corrupt practices and further enhance administrative efficiency in J&K.
“There would be no lacunas now in tackling the corruption and funds meant for the intending beneficiaries would reach to them on priority," he added.
Reddy said that the central government’s focus right now is to bring investment in J&K to generate employment avenues for the youth.
Later, the Union Minister e-inaugurated several developmental projects in the Ganderbal district worth Rs 30.07 crore.
The projects included construction of new playfield at Lar, water supply schemes at Surfraw, Kangan and Haripora, construction of girls hostel at Government Degree College Kangan and construction of six class rooms including Psychology lab at Government Degree College Kangan in presence of Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Principal Secretary Home Affairs, Shaleen Kabra and DDC Ganderbal Hashmat Ali Khan.