Mufti Deciphers Modi’s Package: Flood Rehabilitation Gets Rs 2000 Crore

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The tension is finally over. Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed addressed a news conference in Jammu offering project wise details of the Rs 80,068 crore package that Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in Srinagar last week.

While Rs 1200 crore are slated to go foe reconstruction of houses damaged in the September 2014 floods, the package has set aside Rs 800 crore for reviving the flood impacted trade.

Here are the details of key 25 projects that are being taken up under the package that state has named TAMIER. The projects will be completed within next five years. These projects take almost half of the total value of the package announced by Modi.

AIIMS   Rs 4000 crore (one each for Jammu and Srinagar with an investment of Rs 2000 crore each)

District, sub district hospitals and PHCs  Rs 900 crore

IIM Jammu   Rs 1000 crore

IIT Jammu    Rs 1000 crore

Tourism Development   Rs 2000 crore

High tech security systems    Rs 500 crore

Ring Roads for Jammu and Srinagar cities   Rs 3200 crore

Installation of small hydro-projects   Rs 2000 crore

Raising of five IR battalions   Rs 300 crore

Increase in remuneration of SPOs   Rs 450 crore

Smart cities  Rs 500 crore

Power infrastructure augmnetion Rs 3790 crore

Equity for Pakal Dul power project (CVPP)  Rs 4153 crore

Counterpart funding for EAPs   Rs 1278 crore

Project under Bharat Mala (roads)   Rs 2700 crore

Zoji La tunnel Rs 9090 crore

Converting world Bank loan into grant Rs 1350 crore

Horticulture development Rs 500 crore

One-time monitory compensation to families from PaK and Chamb  Rs 2000 crore

Srinagar Banihal Road  Rs 735 crore

Jammu Akhnoor Poonch Road Rs 5100 crore

Srinagar-Shopian Qazigund Road  Rs 1800 crore

Kargil Zanskar Road  Rs 4200 crore

Chief Minister said the project falls under five different buckets. For humanitarian relief and rehabilitation the package has Rs 6013 crore, for disaster management Rs 4808 crore, for social infrastructure support Rs 8441 crore, for economic infrastructure Rs 52385 crore and for developmental works Rs 8421 crore.

The handout distributed among newspersons during press conference suggest that apart from AIIMS, Jammu got IIT, IIM, Pakal Dul, one time settlemnet of migranjhts from PaK and refugges and a grant for Pandit migrants in addition to five major road projects.

For Ladakh, the document said it got two solar power projects, Zoji la Tunnel three major roads, Pashmina Promotion project, construction of cold storage facilities in Leh and Kargil besides 50% subsidy in setting up of solar driers.

Apart from AIIMS, the documnet said Kashmir got comprehensive flood managemnet  for Jhelum and its tributaries, interest subvention on assisstance for restoration of livlihoods for traders, modernization of NIT Srinagar, additional girls hostel and two roiad projects. Interestingly, Srinagar-Leh transmission line falls in facilities that Kashmir will have.

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