J&K Lists 36 Achievements As Union Territory In 1-Year Report Card

The state of Jammu and Kashmir was reorganised into two Union Territories on August 5, 2019.

New Delhi:

In its report card to the Union Ministry of Dwelling Affairs (MHA), the Jammu and Kashmir administration has listed three dozen achievements for the reason that state was reorganised into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh – on August 5 final yr.

The NDTV has accessed this report card.

In line with the report card, the J&Okay administration has made progress within the spheres of training, well being, energy and land reforms with particular concentrate on offering training, coaching and job alternatives to its youth.

Among the many achievements listed are opening 50 new diploma schools providing a complete of 25,000 seats; operationalisation of seven new medical schools with 1,400 further medical/ paramedical seats, 5 new nursing schools and one state most cancers institute.

“The State Employees Fee Board has began its recruitment drive, commercials have been put out and the method is ongoing at every stage,” Jammu-Kashmir Rural Growth Secretary Sheetal Nanda informed NDTV.

As per authorities knowledge, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has introduced 10,000 job alternatives for children at varied ranges. As of now, commercials have been positioned for Grade 1V jobs and 1,800 accountants.

“Nearly 2,000 account assistants are being recruited to help Panchayats in easily executing its ever-increasing basket of capabilities,” a senior functionary within the energy corridors of Delhi’s North Block mentioned.

To strengthen grassroot-level democracy, he mentioned the reputed Nationwide Institute of Rural Growth and Panchayati Raj has been roped in for conducting a examine and recommending staffing sample for Panchayats in order that they have their very own cadre for implementation of presidency schemes.

Below particular person beneficiary orientation schemes, Himayat – meant to rent native youth after coaching – is popping out to be an awesome success. “Faculty and school dropouts are given are given coaching as per their abilities and out of those who’re skilled 70 per cent are given wage employments,” Ms Sheetal defined.

Authorities knowledge reveals that greater than 74,000 candidates have been chosen for varied programmes beneath this scheme. Six lakh individuals are registered with the district employment and counselling centres throughout Jammu and Kashmir.

“Undertaking Himayat goals to generate sustainable livelihood alternatives via self-employment for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir,” Rural Growth Secretary Nanda defined.

The MHA’s factsheet displays that, beneath Himayat, kids skilled as assist workers for medical duties have been deployed in hospitals and on ambulance responsibility through the coronavirus pandemic.

“I’m related with Himayat. Whereas doing my course, I’ve additionally been incomes by stitching PPE kits for docs,” Imtiaz Khan of Reasi mentioned.

The administration has additionally launched a Scholar Well being Card scheme to make sure common medical check-up of college going youngsters.

As per the ministry knowledge, for first time eight lakh college students have benefitted beneath this scheme.

One other achievement listed is the Minority Pre-Matric Scholarship scheme which benefitted 4,76,670 college students within the final one yr.


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