Govt says committed to redress grievances of Kashmiri migrants

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Relief & Rehabilitation, Finance, Planning, and Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD), Ajay Nanda, on Friday reiterated the commitment of his government to address the grievances of Kashmiri migrants related to relief and other basic facilities.
He said a proposal for release of funds for purchase of ration has been moved to the Finance department, and it would be approved soon. He said that the Kashmiri migrants would not face any inconvenience while getting their quota of ration in future.
Chairing a meeting of the officers concerned held here, the MoS said that Talwara migrants would also get ration at par with Kashmiri migrants.
“In this regard, the effect of issuance of ration to these migrants would be given from November 18, 2015,” he said.
The meeting also discussed issues related to relief, healthcare, water supply, electricity, and other basic amenities of the migrants.
The MoS stressed for early issuance of bifurcation of ration cards and instructed the concerned that the process for this purpose be simplified.