Jammu, Jan 15 (PTI) A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday met Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik here and held a detailed discussion on various issues, a Raj Bhavan spokesperson said. Also Read - Weekend Curfew Across States: Check Full List of Restrictions That Are in Place to Contain Coronavirus

Minister of State for Rural Development and Medical and Health, Uttar Pradesh, Mahendra Kumar Singh and the governor had wide-ranging discussions on the initiatives required for development of rural areas, the official said. Also Read - Spiritual Guard Against Virus? Jai Shri Ram Painted Mask In Demand After COVID Cases Soar In UP

The duo also discussed ways to strengthen health care services particularly in the remote areas of the country, he added. Also Read - After UP Govt Announces Statewide Lockdown On Sunday, Mother Dairy Issues Statement On Supply of Milk

During the interaction, the Governor highlighted the crucial importance of strengthening institutions of Panchayati Raj for ensuring development at the grass root level, he said further.

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