Union Cabinet approves Rs 520-crore package under NRLM for J&K, Ladakh
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved a special package of Rs 520 crore for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh under the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
Addressing a press conference, Javadekar said the package will ensure sufficient funds under the mission to both the Union Territories.
The decision is in line with Centre’s aim to universalise all centrally-sponsored beneficiary-oriented schemes in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a time-bound manner, he said.
NRLM aims to enable the rural poor to increase household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access to financial services.