Government says Property of 610 Kashmiri Pandits who left the Valley has been returned

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Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai- India TV Hindi

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Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai

Highlights

  • The government has started a portal to solve the problems of such people.
  • Investment proposals worth Rs 51,000 crore received for industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir
  • With this, 4.5 lakh youth are likely to get employment in the union territory.

New Delhi: The government told Parliament on Wednesday that the properties of 610 Kashmiri Pandits who left the Valley due to atrocities have been returned to them. This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai in reply to questions asked during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Rai said that the District Magistrates of different districts of Jammu and Kashmir are the legal custodians of the immovable property of the migrant people. The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has started a portal last year to solve the problems of such people. In which information is being collected about those people who were forced to leave the valley due to atrocities and whose property was forcibly taken away.

Investment received for industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir

Rai said that the central government is trying its best to return the properties of such people and so far the properties of 610 applicants who have applied on the portal have been returned. Referring to the various steps taken by the government to provide employment to the people in Jammu and Kashmir, Rai said investment proposals worth Rs 51,000 crore have been received for industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir and it is likely to provide employment to 4.5 lakh youth in the Union Territory. Is.

The picture of the state is changing due to the construction of roads

Rai said that the steps taken by the government have yielded pleasant results and the speedy construction of roads in the inaccessible areas has also facilitated the movement. He said that till 2019, an average of 6.54 km of road was being built there every day, but now an average of 20.68 km of road is being built every day. He said that the habitations with a population of up to one thousand have been connected by roads and efforts are being made to connect the habitations with population up to 500 by 2023. He said that with the construction of Qazigund-Banihal tunnel, it would be easy to cover the distance between Srinagar and Jammu and the journey which used to take 10 hours earlier, will now be completed in five hours and 50 minutes.

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