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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.