Jammu: The government is formulating a comprehensive plan to upgrade infrastructure facilities in rural areas of the state and bring them at par with the urban centre, a Jammu and Kashmir minister has said on Monday.

"Government is formulating plan to bring every corner of state's rural areas at par with urban centre by providing improved infrastructure facilities," Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla said after launching Rs 1.18 crore development works at Chatha Pind near Jammu.

Bhalla asked the accompanied Roads and Buildings, Power Development Department (PDD) and Public Health Engineering (PHE) department engineers to put their best in providing public utilities to rural people.

The Centre and the state government have launched a number of development schemes to improve standard of living in villages, he said adding that adequate funding has been released for such schemes.


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