“The results are visible as J&K is becoming one of the leading regions in sectors such as IT, industries, tourism, income, female entrepreneurship and youth empowerment,” a- he declared.
The LG also expressed its gratitude to all citizens for their immense contribution and wholehearted participation in “Har Ghar Tiranga Utsav”.
He shared inspiring stories of citizens who had a positive impact on the lives of others and acted as agents of change for society.
“The story of Haji Muhammad Shafi Sheikh is truly inspiring. A pioneer in introducing horticulture to Bhaderwah, he encouraged other farmers to convert their land into orchards, and now three villages have been transformed into a fruit center Exotics from Jammu Division,” the LG said.
Appreciating Syed Jalees Qadri, a young entrepreneur from Srinagar for his efforts to replace the use of plastic cups with ‘kulhad’ (earth cups), he said Jalees was on a mission to promote environmental sustainability and make revive traditional craftsmanship.
“For the protection of the environment, it is necessary to adopt a sustainable way of life and to change our behavior.
Today, the eco-friendly ‘kulhad’, which has been part of our tradition for ages, is slowly and steadily replacing plastic cups,” LG said.
Acknowledging the determined efforts of Abdul Rahim Bhat of Srinagar to plant one million trees by 2030 in Kashmir, he said his story was an inspiring story of the social responsibility of the common man.