Thursday, February 9, 2012

Govt to provide all facilities to KMs at Jagti

Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Raman Bhalla, has said that the Government would provided all facilities to Kashmiri migrants at Jagti, like road connectivity, power supply, safe drinking water, healthcare, sanitation, education sports infrastructure etc.

This was stated by the Minister while interacting with Kashmiri migrants after assessing their development problems during his tour to Jagti Migrant Township, here today.

Minister of State for Revenue, Home and Tourism Nasir Aslam Wani besides Relief Commissioner (M) Vinod Koul, Assistant Commissioner, Relief Ashwani Khajuria and other senior officers of accompanied the Minister.

Responding to the demands raised during the meeting, Bhalla said the Government has taken up the demand of the enhancement of relief to the Kashmiri migrants with the concerned quarters. He expressed optimism for a positive outcome.

Bhalla said the Government has approved ` 1.30 crore under Prime Minister's Reconstruction Programme (PMRP) for construction of Sports Stadium and Cremation Ground at Jagti Township, adding that the projects would be completed in time bound manner by May 2012 this year.

Regarding construction of link road from Nagrota to Jagti town Mr. Bhalla asked the concerned department to prepare the estimates and submit the same for funding so that the construction work on the project could be started. 

Minister of State for Revenue Nasir Aslam Wani informed that Jagti Township has been developed with the construction of 4218 two-room flats for Kashmiri migrants besides many facilities in the form of hospital, schools, parks, community halls and road connectivity. He said the township is part of the ambitious housing project under PMRP for Kashmiri migrants at a cost of ` 385 crore.

Wani assured the inhabitants of the Township of every support from the Government and said that it would leave no stone unturned to make their stay comfortable and convenient.

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