Chairing a review meeting at the Civil Secretariat here, Malik said stringent action must be taken against traffic offenders. Overloading, over-speeding and all unfit vehicles must be penalised, the governor told the officials.
Malik said survey of damaged apple orchards due to heavy snowfall must be undertaken at the earliest, an official spokesman said.
Expressing serious concern over frequent road accidents, the governor asked for strict compliance of road safety norms and the stern dealing with traffic offenders.
He advised the transport department to screen untrained and medically unfit drivers.
Reviewing the functioning of the health sector, the governor enquired about the preparedness to launch Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission in the state.
The governor also reviewed the law and order situation in the state and the work being done by the district administration of Kishtwar to maintain peace.
Later, the governor emphasised the need for the state administration to function with speed, efficiency and accountability.
Advisors to the governor Khurshid Ganai, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, DGP Dilbagh Singh, Financial Commissioner of Housing and Urban Development Department K B Agarwal, Principal Secretary to Governor Umang Narula, Principal Secretary of Home R K Goyal, Principal Secretary of Finance Navin K Choudhary, Principal Secretary of Planning Rohit Kansal and administrative secretaries of various departments attended the meeting.
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