This was stated by the Minister after releasing 327 volume of ‘Vijeshwar Panchang’-2011 written by Pandit Omakar Nath Shastri at a function held at Press Club in Jammu. Bhalla said the Government has constructed residential quarters for proper rehabilitation of the migrants at Sheikhpora, Budgam, Mattan, Anantnag, Veesu, Qazigund and Hall in Pulwama district. He said the residential quarters at other would places also be developed on modern lines by providing all infrastructural facilities to the
The Minister said that a special employment package has been sanctioned for the educated Kashmiri Pandit youth under which 6000 youth would be provided employment opportunities. He said about 1800 educated Kashmiri Pandit youths have been provided appointment orders adding that good number of them have joined their duties in their respective places of postings.
He said that instructions were issued to the concerned authorities that these appointed youth should be posted keeping in view the entire situation for their convenience. He said that 628 Pandit youth would be posted in Anantnag, 164 in
Bhalla said that the people of
The Minister said due to persuasion of the coalition Government, the central Government has sanctioned Rs. 1618.41 crore package for proper rehabilitation of displaced families of
Bhalla said that a separate block has been identified for accommodating female candidates in the venues. He said that the candidates selected in Baramulla and Kupwara district would be given accommodation at Baramulla in the first phase and in the second phase the quarters will be constructed at Kupwara. For
The Minister said that 4218 flats for Kashmiri migrants being constructed at a cost of Rs 335 crore at Jagti in
Speaking on the occasion, Pandit Omkar Nath Shastri who is the author of Panchang appealed to Muslim brethren for giving due respect and protection to migrant children who have joined in various departments in valley.
He mentioned that all leaders of the valley from all sections have been telling that Kashmiri Pandits are part of their society and ultimately they have settled again in valley and time has come for such leaders to convert such statements into reality by welcoming the children of Kashmiri Pandits and extend full support to them so that they re-settle in valley.