J&K: 5,300 displaced families to get rehabilitation package

Government has recently announced one-time rehabilitation package for each of the 5,300 displaced families, which came from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) in the wake of Pakistani aggression in Jammu and Kashmir in 1947 and settled outside J&K before relocating to the state.

They all will get one-time financial assistance of Rs 5.5 lakh from the Centre.

PM’s Development Package 2015 for Jammu & Kashmir:

Cabinet approves inclusion of 5,300 DP families of Jammu & Kashmir-1947 who initially opted to move outside the State of Jammu & Kashmir but later on returned and settled in the Stat  in the Rehabilitation Package approved by the Cabinet on November 30, 2016 for Displaced Families of PoJK and Chhamb under the PM’s Development Package 2015 for Jammu & Kashmir.

Benefit:

Inclusion of 5,300 families will enable them to earn a reasonable monthly income and be part of mainstream economic activities.

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