Today, two years have been completed since the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. The government divided Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories (Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh).
In these two years, Jammu and Kashmir have seen many phases of change. Here growth and employment generation is one of the main agendas of the government.
The Delimitation Commission has started the work, after whose report elections will be held in the state. At the same time, the people of the state are waiting that now Jammu and Kashmir should get full statehood.
According to official information, we tell you how the new Jammu and Kashmir is after the abrogation of Article 370
- The tricolor now flies on every government building.
The unemployment rate in Jammu and Kashmir is around 10.3-10.4 percent. It is better than Goa, Delhi, and Rajasthan.
3. With the ‘Back to Village’ program, a target has been set to provide self-employment to 50 thousand people in rural areas. More than 19 thousand people have been given loans, out of which 4500 are women. The focus has been kept on women and youth in this scheme.
- Under the New Industrial Scheme, an incentive of 28 thousand four hundred crores is being given to the state. It is believed that no state has such an industry policy.
5.Government expects 45-50 thousand investment in the state, which can provide employment to eight to nine lakh people.
6. Stone pelting has come down to 85 percent. According to the Jammu and Kashmir Police, there were more than 1990 stone pelting incidents in 2019. At the same time, 250 such incidents were reported in 2020.
- Its expenditure under the Prime Minister’s Development Plan has now increased to 67 percent.
J&K now has IITs, IIMs.
There are two central universities each, NIFT.
Two AIIMS are under construction.
Two cancer institutes are coming up.
Seven paramedical and nursing colleges are coming up.
13. A 360-degree financial service training is being imparted to the youth in association with the Bombay Stock Exchange.
- Skill development work is going on in collaboration with Tata Technology.
‘Hausla’ scheme has been made for women entrepreneurs.
The priority of the government is to settle Kashmiri Pandits in the state. 1800 flats with one room set are being built for Kashmiri Pandits.
After the withdrawal of special status from Jammu and Kashmir, the Center intensified efforts to decentralize power there. Under this, first Panchayat and then BDC elections were held there.
18. Changes have been made in the rules for becoming a resident here. Now arrangements have been made to make such men from other states as permanent residents there, who have married a girl from Jammu and Kashmir. Till now in such cases, the husband and children of the woman were not considered as permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.
- The Center has allowed people from outside the Valley to buy non-cultivable land in Kashmir. Earlier only the people of Jammu and Kashmir could do this.
The administration is being made accountable. Citizen’s Charter has been implemented. A time limit has been fixed for each task.
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