SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has allotted land to 2,711 landless households within the Union Territory and can present shelters for almost 2 lakh homeless households beneath the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, J&Okay lieutenant governor (LG) Manoj Sinha stated at a press convention on Monday. The advantages might be given regardless of caste, creed, and faith, he added.
“After discussing the difficulty on the administrative council with the income and rural improvement division, it was determined that 5 marlas (approx. 1361.5sqft) of land might be given to the landless households of J&Okay. Thus far, 2,711 households have been given land and extra might be coated quickly,” the LG stated. “So far as the homeless are involved, a complete of 1,99,550 households have been recognized for the profit and until June 21, as many as 1,44,000 have been sanctioned whereas the remaining might be coated as effectively,” he added.
“Offering land to these landless and houses to the homeless is a revolutionary step. As soon as a poor particular person will get a house, he’ll consider incomes a dwelling and sending his kids to high school,” the LG stated, including that correct eligibility standards had been being adopted for the allotment.
In regards to the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, LG Sinha stated that the pilgrimage was occurring easily on each tracks amid correct safety preparations, whilst visitors administration was an space of concern, which might be streamlined within the subsequent few days. “A pilgrim coming to Kashmir for the primary time is unaware of timing, and so on., and will get caught in visitors and is stopped by safety forces on the bottom. So, a visitors regulation plan is being labored on that might be applied within the subsequent two days,” he stated, including: “It’s being ensured that locals face the least inconvenience.”
Talking in regards to the profitable G-20 meet in Srinagar — held from Could 22-25 — the LG stated the meet has confirmed to be a sport changer for J&Okay’s tourism sector. “The individuals of the G-20 meet have returned to their respective nations with a superb message. After the meet, now we have seen a major enhance in overseas vacationer arrivals in J&Okay. The quantity is ready to rise additional within the coming months.” As per official information, within the first six months of 2023, as many as 15,000 overseas vacationers — a majority of whom had been from Southeast Asian nations — visited the UT after an extended hole.
Srinagar was quick rising because the hub of worldwide actions, the LG stated, including: “For the primary time, the Indian System of Medicines, Engineers’ Affiliation, Chartered Accountant Affiliation and 18 Supreme Courtroom judges participated in several conferences in Srinagar lately.”