Insurance cover for village heads soon: Minister

The Jammu and Kashmir government will soon provide insurance cover to village heads, Minister Ali Mohammad Sagar said here today.

Adequate remuneration will also be provided to them, he said after inaugurating a Panchayat Ghar constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 20 lakh at Matwar in block Balwal here.

The Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister said the state government is determined to strengthen democratic institutions in the state.