Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that her Government was fulfilling the commitments made with every section of society in the State.
While interacting with a delegation of Employees Coordination Committee, Ms Mufti said that she had committed to employees of State Government about implementation of Seventh Pay Commission recommendations in their favour despite resource crunch and she was happy that the commitment stands fulfilled.
She said employees being integral part of governance system, their welfare in terms of emoluments, accommodation, career progression etc. has remained focus of her attention. Similarly, she added, a mega housing project has been initiated by her Government for meeting the accommodation needs of the employees.
A similar commitment, the Chief Minister said, she had made with the daughters, sisters and mothers of the State to bring a strong law prescribing capital punishment for convicts of sexual crimes against women which also has been fulfilled.
The employees’ delegation thanked the Chief Minister for taking other reformative steps also like removing stagnation of officers and creating avenues of promotions for other subordinate staff.
Meanwhile the Chief Minister also paid tributes to the two jawans of Army and Police who were killed during an operation at Tral. The Chief Minister has extended her heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families of the slain jawans. She has also conveyed her sympathies to the personnel who were injured in the incident.