Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday termed Rs 1,08,621 crore funds for the Union Territory as “historic”, stating that it goals to rebuilding the financial system and creating jobs within the area.

As per a press release, that is the very best ever funds envisaged for the UT.

“After establishing grass-root democracy, the government is focusing on grass-root development in the UT. The quantum jump in the allocation in all sectors speaks about the strong resolve of the Prime Minister towards the development of Jammu and Kashmir,” Sinha mentioned throughout a press convention on funds 2021-22.

“Money will be utilised for the welfare of the people without discrimination and execution of work on the ground will be ensured. There will be 100 per cent saturation under the Prime Minister’s ‘Har Ghar Nal se Jal’ scheme this year,” he added.

The targets set for this monetary 12 months embrace highway connectivity to 150 unconnected villages, blacktopping of 8,000 kilometres highway size, completion of 4,500 km size of highway below PMGSY, and pot-hole free roads connecting district headquarters, tehsils and Blocks in Jammu and Srinagar.

It additionally goals to interact 15 lakhs girls and boys in sports activities actions and prolong monetary assist to 25,000 youth below numerous schemes.

“The provision of Rs 2,008 crore has been kept for agriculture and horticulture sectors, which is Rs 695 crore more than the previous budget’s allocation. For Rural Development, Rs 4817 crore has been allocated, while the Tourism sector witnessed a hike of Rs 509 crore, taking it to Rs 786 crore,” he added.

He additional mentioned that Rs 1,456 crore have been allotted to the Health and Medical Education sector, whereas Rs 120 crore improve has been made for the ability sector taking the whole allocation to Rs 2,728 crore.

He talked about that the availability of the Budget for Relief and Rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits has additionally elevated. “For the welfare of Kashmiri Pandit community, the work on 6,000 jobs for them has been accelerated,” the Lt Governor mentioned.



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