The federal government has shaped a Group of Ministers to provide you with a blueprint for the event of Jammu and Kashmir, authorities sources advised NDTV. Their report will kind the premise for any financial package deal for the state, which had its particular standing scrapped and was bifurcated into two Union Territories earlier this month, the sources mentioned.
The committee shall be chaired by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Its members will embrace Jitender Singh, Dharmendra Pradhan and Narendra Tomar.
The ministers should submit their report by October 30 – a day earlier than the Union Territory standing of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh comes into impact.
Whereas saying the sweeping transfer on Jammu and Kashmir in parliament on August 5, Residence Minister Amit Shah had mentioned this can pave the way in which to the federal government’s growth plans for Jammu and Kashmir.
The federal government additionally mentioned giving the Union Territory standing to Jammu and Kashmir was meant to facilitate growth, since it might deliver it below central rule.
Assuring the nation that Jammu and Kashmir won’t stay a Union Territory for lengthy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his handle to the nation on August 8, mentioned the federal government’s choice can solely result in constructive adjustments within the lives of the individuals.
It could imply safety of Indian legal guidelines, industrialisation, a lift in tourism and employment. Politically, not a lot will change, he assured.
“This was a step taken after numerous thought… I do not suppose there shall be a must preserve Jammu and Kashmir as a Union Territory for lengthy, although Union Territory standing shall be retained for Ladakh,” PM Modi mentioned in a 38-minute speech.
Jammu and Kashmir had been below a lockdown since August 4, forward of the federal government’s huge announcement in parliament.
Greater than 50,000 safety personnel are on streets and cellphone service and web are nonetheless off. The state’s mainstream leaders, together with former Chief Ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah have been below arrest since.
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