J&K: Rs 20.86 lakh released for militancy-affected families



Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has released an amount of Rs 20.86 lakh as pension for militancy-affected families in Kupwara district.

The district level committee yesterday released the amount as pension for distribution among 1,387 beneficiaries registered with the Social Welfare Department in Kupwara district, an official spokesman said.

The department is providing financial assistance at the rate of Rs 750 per month to widows, handicapped and elderly of such families, he said.

PTI