Several members took part in the discussion on Demand of Grants for Revenue, Parliamentary Affairs, Haj and Auqaf departments in Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.
Initiating the discussion, MLA Khanyar Ali Mohammad Sagar called for upholding the dignity and decorum of the prestigious institution and suggested for giving adequate time to the members to raise public interest issues through debates, Cut Motions, Resolutions etc in the House.
“There is lack of facilities in the health, power and education sectors in the State which need to be addressed by paying special focus on these key sectors,” he said.
Choudhary Sukhnandan Kumar called for restarting the process of compensation to the owners whose land has been acquired for Jammu Ring road project.
Aijaz Ahmad Khan called for further streamlining the working of Revenue Department while describing it as the key tool for ensuring proper implementation of vital schemes and programmes.
Speaking on Parliamentary Affairs, he called for further empowerment of the legislators.
M.Y Tarigami called for speeding up digitalization of revenue records which he said will help to bring in transparency in the system. He demanded for setting up Parliamentary Affairs Department with adequate staff.
Main Altaf Ahmad called upon Revenue Minister to hold at least two meetings at District Headquarter to review the disposal of the compensation cases and streamlining the system.
Bashir Ahmad suggested for conducting Assembly Business for ten days in every month.
Javid Hassan Beigh asked the government to protect and define the role and powers of MLA. He also suggested for constitution of House Committee in this regard.
Rajesh Gupta said the pending rent charged from the families living in EP houses should be recovered in installments.
Deldan Namgyal demanded speedy disposal of applications seeking PRCs. He asked the government for shifting of ammunition depot near the villages to avoid any untoward incident.
Mohammad Akbar Lone urged the government to implement the instructions of the Chief Minister issued during Public outreach programs in letter and spirit. He demanded speedy disbursement of sanctioned relief to 2014 flood victims.
MLA Hiranagar Kuldeep Raj urged the government for early release of compensation in favour of the people living in border areas of his Constituency whose property was damaged due to cross border shelling. He also pleaded for redressal of their issues.
MLA Abdul Rahim Rather said that the Committee on Ethics of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly recently toured to Karnataka State on study tour and were surprised to see that each Committee have separate room there. He urged government to have a similar infrastructure in J&K state.
Choudhary Qamar Hussain sought ownership rights for the people living in the state since 1947. He demanded for increasing Haj Quota for Jammu and Kashmir State and giving tehsil status to Dumi village of his Constituency.
Yawar Ahmad Mir demanded for office accommodation for legislators inside the Assembly Secretariat.