Omar to ensure NHPC spends 2% of cost for local development

Last Updated: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 20:27

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah on Friday said he will ensure that National Hydel
Power Corporation (NHPC) spends two per cent of cost of
Kishanganga power project in Gurez sector of Bandipora
district on local area development.
Interacting with a delegation from Gurez led by local MLA
Nazir Amad Gurezi, the Chief Minister assured them he will
also ensure that power projects automatically spend two per
cent of the total cost of the project for development of the
area.
Omar also said appropriate steps will be taken for
special recruitment drive in the area.

The Chief Minister was informed that large number of
families, who were recently displaced because of snow-storm,
have not yet been settled.

Omar said he will advise the concerned to provide land
and dwelling places on the same pattern as has been done in
such cases in other parts of the valley.

PTI



First Published: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 20:27

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