Young generation determined to build peaceful and prosperous future of J&K: LG

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that Jammu and Kashmir was witnessing the creative power of the young generation determined to build a peaceful and prosperous future.

Dedicating the 29th edition of the ‘Awaam Ki Awaaz’ programme to the unsung heroes and the youth of Jammu Kashmir, the Lieutenant Governor said “Youth is the age of determination, dreams and dedication”.

He said youths possess the power of transformation and today Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing the creative power of the young generation, determined to create a better future and dedicated to building a peaceful and prosperous J&K.

The Lt Governor congratulated the people of Jammu Kashmir for their enthusiastic participation in the Independence Day events.

“On the occasion of Independence Day, the entire J&K with unity, brotherhood and one emotion dedicated themselves to contribute to the journey of ‘Viksit Bharat’ and faster and inclusive economic development. Now we have to move forward with a new resolve and determination for all round development of J&K and the country,” he said.

The Lt Governor also paid homage to the great personalities of J&K who have contributed significantly for the development of the society.

In every corner of J&K, the ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign is recognizing and paying solemn tribute to those unsung heroes whose stories of valour and selflessness continue to rekindle the flame of patriotism, bridging gaps and building bridges, he said.

He said the unprecedented progress registered across the sectors, and empowerment of every section of society is a matter of pride for every citizen of J&K.

“This year, on Independence Day, we have resolved to create new opportunities for the youth and to ensure prosperity and empowerment of women. The Government is already preparing an effective, long-term strategy and we must come together to contribute and realize this dream,” the Lt Governor said.

Let us together build a glorious future for all, he added.

Appreciating Mumtaza Begum of Bandipora for making a significant mark in the field of sheep farming, the Lt Governor said the life story of determination and courage of Mumtaza Begum is inspiring others and is now paving the path for new entrepreneurs in this sector.

He shared the achievements of Lalita Devi of Basantgarh and 50 other women from her Self-Help-Group who are marching with confidence towards the goal of economic empowerment.

The Lt Governor also recalled his meeting with Asha Malviya, a female cyclist from Madhya Pradesh who was on her cycle tour of India for the last 10 months.

The Lt Governor also issued directions to the concerned departments and officials for taking appropriate action on the valuable suggestions received from the citizens.


Leave a Reply