J&K CM hands over appointment orders to 1706 education KP youth
The Chief Minister was addressing a gathering of Kashmiri Pandit migrants at a function held here to distribute appointment orders for government jobs to the candidates selected by Service Selection Board under the Prime Minister’s package for Kashmiri migrant educated youth.
The package is the component of a comprehensive programme to encourage the return of Kashmiri migrants to their native land and live in peace and palatable environment.
As many as 6000 jobs are being created in various government departments for Kashmiri migrants in two phases. Under the first phase 1706 selection have been made by the Service Selection Board through the process of selection while 1300 such selections are in the pipe line. The migrant educated youth selected would serve in the valley in various departments and help return of migrant families.
Omar Abdullah recalling the saga of bloodshed and disturbance during the period of militancy said that the lack of sense of security and fear psychosis compelled the Kashmiri Pandits to leave the valley. “You have suffered a lot. You went through a difficult period. Your new generation is unaware of the cultural heritage and secular amity
“So far we only heard slogans in your favour and in favour of your return to
The Chief Minister said that his government would work in tandem with the Union Government to work for more and more job securities and economic welfare of Kashmiri migrants along with enhancing their sense of security. He said state government would take every measure for the welfare and upliftment of the community.
Omar said that befitting accommodation at various places in
The function was also addressed by the Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla, Minister for Education Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed and Minister of State for Revenue and Rehabilitation Nasir Aslam Wani.
Present on the occasion were Minister for Medical Education R.S. Chib, Minister of State for Health Javed Ahmad Dar, Political Advisor to Chief Minister Devender Singh Rana, Legislator Vijay Bakaya and members of Apex Advisory Committee of Kashmiri Pandits and senior officers among others.
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