IN THE LEGISLATURE
Work on Lolipora Kund Footbridge to start soon
Minister for Rural Development informed the Assembly that the work on Lolipora Kund Footbridge would be taken soon at a revised estimated of Rs. 99 lakhs under RIDF XV.
Govt to revise hydro electric policy
Minister for Tourism Nawang Rigzin Jora said State Hydro Electric Policy will be revised soon to tap hydro electric potential of the State. He said 10 projects were allotted to various IPPs on the basis of existing Hydel policy-2003, of which two micro hydel projects with capacity of 17.5 MW have been completed and commissioned and the work on other two is in progress. He said the remaining six projects were not taken yet.
On casual labourers
Minister for Rural Development said government would soon frame criteria for engagement of 43000 casual labours / need basis in various developmental departments. He said the practice of engagement of daily wagers / daily rated workers have been banned by the Government since January 1994. However, in developmental departments seasonal / causal labours can be engaged on need basis, he added.
By Pass road under construction at Sonamarg
Minister for Tourism Nawang Rigzin Jora informed the House that By Pass road is being constructed by Beacon at Sonamarg for vehicular movement of Ladakh region. He said after the completion of By Pass road no entering charges are on Leh and Kargil going vehicles.
Over 31000 PaK displaced families registered in JK
The government said as many as 31619 families displaced from PaK during partition riots in 1947 were registered in the state.
Altogether 31619 PaK families displaced during 1947 were registered by the Provincial Rehabilitation Organisation here, Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla said in the Legislative Council. Of these, 26319 families opted to stay in Jammu and Kashmir, he said in a reply to a question. The rest opted to settle outside the state, Bhalla said adding the land was allotted to 21116 families and flats and quarters to 3200.
Rs 24 37 lakh disbursed to farmers of Wachi
Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Raman Bhalla informed the House that an amount of Rs. 24.37 lakhs has been disbursed, as relief, among the farmers of Wachi constituency who suffered losses to their crops due to the incidence of hailstorm during the year 2009-10.
Rs 21.73 cr being spent in Poonch under RGGY
Minister for Tourism Nawang Rigzin Jora on behalf of Chief Minister informed the House that Rs. 21.37 crore are being spent in Poonch district under RGGY to electrify 251 un-electrified villages / hamlets of the district.
The Minister was replying to a question by Javid Ahmad Rana in Legislative Council today. He said the contract has been awarded to M/S Pir Panchal in 2010 by State Power Development Corporation and the survey work has been completed and the work is under progress.
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