A high level official delegation from State Government led by Chief Secretary Madhav Lal held a meeting with Union Home Secretary R K Singh in New Delhi this evening to discuss the return and rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri migrants.
According to sources, various issues pertaining to displaced people from Valley were discussed in the meeting particularly the enhancement of compensation amount from Rs 7.50 lakh to Rs 20 lakh for the construction of house by each family on their return to Valley as has been recommended by State Government.
The meeting also discussed the enhancement of cash relief, which was being demanded by the displaced people from the Valley sources said, adding the decision in this regard will only be taken after a formal letter was sent by the State Government.
The other issues including issuance of state subject, other certificates and passports were also discussed in the meeting, sources said.
The meeting among others was attended by DGP Kuldeep Khoda, Commissioner Secretary Revenue and Relief, B A Runyal and Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner, R K Pandita.