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Govt contests news report on transit accommodation for Kashmiri migrants

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Says 6000 residential units being constructed for employees recruited under PM’s package

JAMMU: Government of Jammu Kashmir Union Territory today said that it is committed to construct 6000 residential units for the employees recruited under the PM’s package.

While contesting a news report appearing in section of print media on construction of transit accommodation for Kashmiri migrant employees recruited under the PM’s package, the concerned authorities said that Lt Governor has constituted a Committee under the chairpersonship of Principal Secretary, Revenue, to resolve all pending land related issues of the PMDP project, in a limited time frame.

Contesting the news reports which mention that only 1680 flats have been approved, the authorities clarified that   1680 flats mentioned in reports are part of the 4380 flats for which all procedures have been completed and Administrative Approval has thus been accorded,” the concerned said.

They further informed that the Principal Secretary to Government, PWD(R&B) has also been assigned a role to personally monitor the pace of construction of the projects.

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