The state of Jammu and Kashmir was reorganised into 2 Union Territories on August 5, 2019.
In its transcript to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Jammu and Kashmir administration has listed 3 dozen achievements because the state was reorganised into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh – on August 5 in 2015.
The NDTV has accessed this transcript.
According to the transcript, the J&K administration has made progress in the spheres of education, health, power and land reforms with special focus on offering education, training and task opportunities to its youth.
Amongst the achievements noted are opening 50 new degree colleges offering an overall of 25,000 seats; operationalisation of 7 new medical colleges with 1,400 additional medical/ paramedical seats, 5 new nursing colleges and one state cancer institute.
” The State Staff Commission Board has started its recruitment drive, advertisements have actually been put out and the procedure is ongoing at each phase,” Jammu-Kashmir Rural Development Secretary Sheetal Nanda informed NDTV.
Based on federal government information, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has actually announced 10,000 task opportunities for youngsters at various levels. Currently, advertisements have actually been placed for Grade 1V jobs and 1,800 accountants.
” Practically 2,000 account assistants are being recruited to help Panchayats in smoothly performing its ever-increasing basket of functions,” a senior functionary in the power corridors of Delhi’s North Block said.
To strengthen grassroot-level democracy, he stated the reputed National Institute of Rural Advancement and Panchayati Raj has actually been roped in for conducting a study and suggesting staffing pattern for Panchayats so they have their own cadre for implementation of federal government plans.
Under individual beneficiary orientation schemes, Himayat – meant to employ regional youth after training – is ending up being a great success. “School and college dropouts are offered are provided training according to their skills and out of the ones who are trained 70 percent are given wage work,” Ms Sheetal discussed.
Federal government data reveals that more than 74,000 candidates have actually been picked for different programmes under this plan. 6 lakh individuals are signed up with the district employment and counselling centres throughout Jammu and Kashmir.
” Job Himayat intends to generate sustainable income chances through self-employment for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir,” Rural Advancement Secretary Nanda described.
The MHA’s factsheet shows that, under Himayat, children trained as assistance personnel for medical duties have actually been released in hospitals and on ambulance duty throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
” I am gotten in touch with Himayat. While doing my course, I have actually also been earning by sewing PPE sets for physicians,” Imtiaz Khan of Reasi said.
The administration has also launched a Trainee Health Card scheme to make sure routine medical check-up of school going kids.
As per the ministry information, for first time 8 lakh trainees have actually benefitted under this plan.
Another achievement listed is the Minority Pre-Matric Scholarship plan which benefitted 4,76,670 trainees in the last one year.