Union Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar who is in Kashmir on Wednesday said that it is encouraging and heartening to see substantial progress made by Anantnag district in Health, Rural Development and other sectors. The Minister said this while reviewing the status of the district in these sectors during her public outreach programme at Pahalgam in Anantnag district.
The Minister expressed satisfaction on achievements made in building healthcare infrastructure besides the implementation of Centrally Sponsored and Flagship Schemes of the Govt concerning these fields.
Hailing the tourism potential of the area, Dr. Bharati advocated for bringing unexplored places and villages under tourism map with focus on medical and eco-tourism so that the economy of the area gets a boost. The road connectivity has to be enhanced further to ensure the visitors are facilitated with easy access to these locations.
On the occasion, the Minister e-inaugurated 41 projects and laid e-foundation for 22 works in RDD, Health, Jal Shakti and other sectors.