Government approves Rs 91 cr rehab package for Jammu migrants

JK Govt Pledges Rs 1 Cr for PM's Relief Fund for Uttrakhand Flood-Affected

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 21: The State cabinet which met here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday accorded approval to Rs 91.56 crore ‘Rehabilitation Package’ for return of Jammu migrants and its submission to the Government of India for allocation of funds.
 Sources said Government was of the view that with the improvement in situation, the Jammu migrants from the erstwhile districts of Doda, Reasi, Poonch and Rajouri could be permanently rehabilitated in their native places at Jammu.
 “For this purpose Rs 91.56 crore package was proposed for the return and rehabilitation of the Jammu migrants on the analogy of package for the Kashmiri migrants,” sources said. Under the package, the Department has proposed Rs 7.50 lakh to each family for construction of fully damaged houses and an amount of Rs 2 lakh for partially damaged houses.
 Meanwhile expressing solidarity with the victims of the natural calamity that hit Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the Cabinet pledged an amount of Rs. 1 crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for providing relief and rehabilitation to the affected people. The Cabinet however deferred the decision on creation of the post of Development Commissioner Works in the Roads and Buildings Department due to absence of the Minister concerned from the meeting.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:00:00 IST




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