On Wednesday in the ongoing budget session of the Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly at Srinagar. M.L.A from R.S.Pura Dr. Gagan Bhagat raised the issue of refugees during the question hour and asked from the Government that what rehabilitation measures is the govt. taking and has taken for them, in the reply the Govt. replied that the a rehabilitation package under the Prime Minister Reconstruction Plan (PMRP)-2015 has been included for One Time Settlement (OTS) for the Displaced Persons (DP) families of PoJK and WPRs ,and Rs. 2000/- Crores have been earmarked under the said plan, the govt. also told that there are total 5764 WPR families and 31619 PoJK families and among these 26319 of PoJK families are settled within the State of Jammu & Kashmir and 5300 outside the State of Jammu & Kashmir. The Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation replied that the total 36384 families will get the assistance over and above any other benefit or assistance to the families in the past, and will be credited into the accounts of these DPs though Direct Benefit transfer(DBT) on the question of creating advisory Board for Refugees of POJK and WPR, the Government said that till date there is no such proposed Dr. Gagan Bhagat demanded that the said package should be released to the beneficiaries as early as possible because these people have been struggling for their rights for the past several years and they have been betrayed by the previous successive govt. in the state and in the centre. He also appealed to the Govt. to provide special quota for the Refugee community in the raising of 5 IRP Battalions in Jammu & Kashmir. On the matter of “Individual Intekaal” .He also appealed to the Govt. to consider the issue on priority basis, which will certainly benefit such families. Dr.Gagan Bhagat urged that WPRs are mainly concentrated in the Jammu Province hence their issue have been taken very lightly by the political parties who remained in power for the last several years.
On Thursday, BJP MLA from Nowshera Ravinder Raina laid the foundation of much awaited “Sodhra Bridge” at Sunderbani. This bridge is very important from Defense point of view and also for Civilians. This bridge connects the border roads with national highway and it was the long pending demand of this area for the construction of […]
Honourable speaker J&K legislative assembly Sh. Kavinder Gupta & MLA Jammu East & party chief whip Rajesh Gupta inaugurated Shemrock First Step School at Channi himmat near Panch Mandir. The managing director of the school Kannav Sharma & Principal Neelika Sharma welcomed the dignatries with flower bouquets on the occasion. Sh. Kavinder Gupta while speaking […]
Dy CM expresses grief over Reasi road accident, Visits injured at GMC Jammu, provided financial assistance to injured
Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in Reasi road accident on Thursday. The Deputy Chief Minister visited Government Medical College Jammu and enquired about the condition of the people who had got injured in the accident and provided financial assistance of Rupees Five Thousand […]