Rs 275 cr released to JK for improving basic amenities
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 6: The central government has released over Rs 40 crore for roads, sewerage and water supply to J&K and Rs 90 crore for five towns under Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission.
A statement read that an amount of Rs 90 crore had been earmarked for Sopur, Islamabad, Varmul, Kupwara and Ganderbal.
It said while replying to the supplementary by Member Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Ratanpuri, the minister of state for Urban Development Saugata Roy said so far Rs 275 crore had been released to the state for improving basic amenities to urban poor in both capitals.
Ratanpuri also expressed concern over the slow pace in the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes and Prime Minster’s reconstruction programme.
The statement said that he quoted a Supreme Court survey in support of his argument that Kashmir Valley was “going backward in education, social and economical spheres.”
He urged the government to take steps to benefit the people through different schemes in the state especially the valley which suffered huge losses in past two decades.
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