Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Centre is trying to give equitable development to all the three regions of the state.
“Several projects are under implementation under PMDP. The Centre has decided to give 3000 jobs to migrants from Kashmir valley and Rs 1080 crores have been sanctioned to the state under this head,” a PIB handout quoting the Union Minister said.
He also said that the Government has increased the compensation for those who get killed in ceasefire violations from Rs 1 lakh to 5 lakh. He said that Pakistan has violated ceasefire on more than 400 times in recent years.
“Pakistan will have to stop these violations sooner or later,” he asserted.
Highlighting other initiatives, he said that the Government has also decided to construct 6000 Transit Accommodation in the Kashmir Valley.
He said that the Government has also allocated a package of Rs 2000 crores for the rehabilitation of POJK migrants. The disbursal has been linked to AADHAAR, he added.
Rajnath Singh said that he has been on J&K visit for the past four days. He visited Nowshera yesterday and met the people living in border areas and jawans of BSF.
He said that we cannot forget the contribution made by people living in border areas. The Home Minister said that the Government has decided to constitute an expert/study group to study the problems facing the people living in border areas.