J&K govt appointed 1414 kin of militancy victims: Omar

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 19:58

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the state government has appointed
1414 kin of the militancy victims during the past two years.
"2013 appointments of the kin of militancy victims and
those who died in harness have been made during the past two
years under SRO 43 in the state," he said in a written reply
to JKNPP MLA Harshdev Singh.
Abdullah noted of the total appointments, 1414 were of
kin of militancy victims while 599 of those died in office.

The Chief Minister also informed the Assembly that
from 2008 onwards against a backlog of 5532 militancy related
cases, 5141 cases have been cleared so far, which include 2498
cases settled by the way of compassionate appointments.
Payment of cash compensation of Rs 100 crore in lieu of jobs
were made in 2643 cases.

The remaining 391 cases are pending for further
financial aid of Rs 15.64 crore from the Ministry of Home
Affairs, he added.


First Published: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 19:58

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