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Central team reviews development, security in J&K

Last Updated: Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 16:24

Srinagar: A high-powered central team on Sunday reviewed development, employment opportunities and security
situation in Jammu and Kashmir with senior officials here.

Though Cabinet Secretary A K Seth was to lead the
40-member delegation of top bureaucrats from a dozen key
ministries and departments, he could not make it due to
pressing engagements.

In the absence of Seth, the delegation met state Chief
Secretary Madhav Lal and other officials.

It took stock of progress in implementation of Rs 2,000
crore job plan for 1.5 lakh youth in five years, which was
rolled out by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s Economic
Advisory Council headed by C Rangarajan in March.

The team will also review the security scenario in the
state with by top brass of army, paramilitary forces, police
and central and state intelligence agencies against the
backdrop of the recent attempts by Pakistan-based terror
groups to cross the LoC.


First Published: Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 16:24
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