Srinagar, May 2: Former KAS officer, Choudhary Rashid Azam Inqlabi, has demanded unemployment allowance for unemployed educated youth
In an open letter to the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, Choudhary Rashid Azam Inqlabi has taken up the issue of unemployment in Jammu and Kashmir arose. He said that the problem particularly rose after Covid-19.
He said that government has recently abolished many posts which were not filled for the lost two to three years, and also froze the vacancies of the education department up to 2028 which became available due to retirement of other officials. The unemployed educated youths mainly belonging to rural areas and poor families were severely affected due to this act of the government. The condition of Jammu and Kashmir is different from the other states of India. “We are facing a proxy war for the last three decades. The people migrated within the state due to terrorism threats. The private sector of Jammu and Kashmir also became sick and is on the verge of closure. No industry sector flourished after Covid period,”he said.