JAMMU: As many as 41 Members raised the issues of public importance pertaining to their areas during Zero Hour and sought Government intervention to address these on priority.
Ajaz Ahmed Khan, Altaf Ahmed Wani, Abdul Majid Larnoo, Bashir Ahmed Dar, Ch. Mohammad Akram, Asgar Karbalai, Delden Namgyal, Shakti Parihar and Aijaz Ahmed Mir raised the issue of grim power scenario in their constituencies and demanded immediate repair and replacement of damaged transformers as also strengthening the overall power infrastructure to improve the situation.
Sat Sharma called upon the government to provide adequate financial assistance to the family of late Chamel Singh who died mysteriously in Pak Jail.
Syed Mohammad Baqir Rizvi sought immediate steps for snow clearance and restoration of essential services in his assembly segment of Zanaskar.
Nawang Rigzin Jora drew the attention of government towards heavy glacial avalanches in Zanaskar that posed danger to the area and sought appropriate steps to deal with the situation to prevent any catastrophe.
Syed Farooq Andrabi demanded immediate relief and rehabilitation measures for the families affected by soil erosion, heavy snowfall and rains in his constituency.
M.Y. Tarigami raised the issue of shortage of Oil spray to be used for horticulture crops and demanded adequate supply of quality produce to the farmers on genuine rates.
Shah Mohammad Tantray demanded adequate supply of ration and other relief material in the rain affected areas in his constituency.
Rajesh Gupta called for strict implementation of Roshni Scheme to reap envisaged benefits.
Ajay Nanda and Vikar Rasool Wani raised the issue of shortage of doctors and para-medics in their areas and called for immediate filling of vacant posts.
Nazir Ahmed Gurezi demanded early clearance of snow on Gurez-Bandipora road.
Abdul Rahim Rather sought immediate steps to help the families affected by the landslides and floods in his constituency Kokernag.
R.S. Pathania demanded investigation to ascertain the reasons for abandoning the work on construction of roads in Ram Nagar constituency.
Ishfaq Jabbar demanded expeditious dewatering of flooded areas of Ganderbal constituency.
Mohammad Yusuf Bhat demanded immediate relief and rehabilitation measures for the people affected due to landslides in areas of Shopian.
Rajiv Jasrotia,. Kuldeep Raj and Gagan Bhagat demanded assessment of losses to crops due to heavy rains and appropriate compensation to the farmers.
Mubarak Gul called for speeding up the process of recruitment by the PSC/SSRB to fill up vacancies in various departments.
Javed Rana called for inclusion of certain areas of his constituency under the backward category.
Er. Abdul Rashid demanded filling up of vacant posts of teachers in his constituency.
Yawar Ahmed Mir highlighted the plight of several students studying in various States under Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme, saying that their fee has not been paid till date. He sought Government intervention to resolve the issue.
Sham Choudhary alleged delay in disbursement of relief for the people of Suchetgarh whose crops were damaged during September, 2014 floods and subsequent rains and demanded immediate steps for the same.
G.M. Saroori called for release of salaries of ReT teachers and filling up of vacancies of doctors in his constituency.
Daleep Singh Parihar demanded restoration of roads, damaged due to snowfall and rains in his constituency.
Jeevan Lal called for review of existing education policy and demanded posting of local teachers in Bani constituency. He also demanded buffer stocking of electric transformers in Bani.
Ravinder Raina demanded introduction of Bio-Technology subject instead of Animal Husbandry in Government Higher Secondary School, Sunderbani and repair of road network, damaged due to recent rains.
Devinder Kumar Manyal, Ch. Qamar Hussain, Raja Manzoor Ahmed and Mumtaz Khan also highlighted the issues of public importance pertaining to their constituencies and called for addressing the same on priority.