Cover 2 January, 2023. Year 2023 Hopes

Year 2023 Hopes

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The new year has dawned. Lot of hopes and optimistic feel is in air . 2023 (MMXXIII) will be a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2023rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 23rd year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2020s decade.

The year has started on right tone of hopes.

On insistence of India, The United Nations declared the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets (IYOM 2023) on Tuesday at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) headquarters. A widely popular Indian food staple, millets, which encompasses a diverse group of cereals including pearl (bajra), propo, foxtail, barnyard, little, kodo, browntop and others, is an important source of nourishment for millions across Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

The hope throughout the world including in Kashmir is that year 2023 would be a year of peace and hopes. People pulse hopes that no more bloodshed will take place in Kashmir or any other part of the world. Humans will learn to live as one Global Family. 

People of Kashmir would be hoping that in the year 2023 the multi headed monster of Unemployment,  Drug addiction and inflation in form of price rise would be solved . 

The expert pulse has been that the from every analytical  spectrum, the rising levels of unemployment especially among the educated youth has emerged as a serious issue with a little headway witnessed in this context. The need to increase Government jobs and widen private sector would help to create more jobs.

The rise in drug addiction among the youth of Kashmir over the years has been a constant cause of concern calling for immediate attention from all the stakeholders.  Drug addiction is the most severe issue faced by the people of Kashmir ruining the life of scores of youth.

Power cuts is a severe issue faced by masses especially in harsh winters.

The load shedding problem especially in the harsh winters has made life in Kashmir quite miserable, and one has seen this problem been a regularity in Kashmir. The lack of quality power supply in winter months has hit every sector of life  . One hopes that in the year 2023 it would be resolved .

People in the year 2023 would also be hoping that rapid strides would be taken towards building education and health infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir.