x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   As BDO Bhalwal, ACD Jammu made payments on fake bills | Privileged Kashmir: Free DTH set-top boxes, additional 25 MBBS seats | Ticketing scam surfaces in Kokernag MC | Er Rashid 'flees' from Kashmir University, video goes viral | KCS mains left out students smell rat in selection | Karra rejects Mehooba's proposal to rejoin PDP | On Emergency anniversary, JKP creates 'emergency' in Kashmir | Give and take mechanism ruining J&K: Munish to people | | Chief guest catches police on wrong foot | Votes from Jammu-Ladakh, talks with Kashmir | BJP cheated people on name of development: Ekta Vihar residents tell Munish | Shah reviews security situation in J-K on his maiden official visit | Dwivedi reviews functioning of DIPR Jammu | Traders Federation demands enquiry against Tax deptt official | Electricity supply lines on wooden poles in Doda | Udhampur villagers dismayed with PMGSY work | JKIM stages protest against Health Deptt at Poonch | International Day for fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking" observed | Sports Council is making mockery of "Khelo India" slogan at Udhampur: UTTA | DM Srinagar directs schools for strict adherence to bus safety rules | DC Jammu chairs Rogi Kalyan Samiti meeting at Government district hospital Gandhi Nagar Jammu | Amit takes additional charge of JKRSC at Pahalgam | Annual Baba Chamliyal Mela tomorrow, ceremonial BSF-Pak Rangers meet unlikely | AGH militant killed in Tral gunfight | DC Udhampur emphasise public to utilise benefits of 'Cancer Treatment and Management Fund for Poor' | Stone pelting incidents declined in Kashmir: MoS for Home Affairs | Hirdesh takes on-spot review of flagship schemes in rural areas | Uproot graft at top level, Shah tells J&K babus | Sanitation, drainage biggest problem in Mattoo, Friends Colony | Heaps of horse dung greet tourists at Yusmarg | Ring Road project on agenda HM; New Highway safe for forces movement | Illegal petrol pump comes up in Central Kashmir's Budgam district | Use of polythene continues unabated across state | `No demarcation of land carried out during inspection' | Stinking Mubarak Mandi complex reflects official neglect | Mirwaiz welcomes dialogue, JKLF opposes, Geelani keeps mum | SOG Jammu recovered 400 kg of Poppy Straw | A first in 3 decades: No hartal, no shutdown call in J&K during Home Minister's visit | Ajaz Jan tours Loran, asks authorities to review decision of wild life notification | PDD linemen on duty assaulted | Heat wave prevails in Jammu | Exchange Of fire In Anantanag village, reportedly militant gunned down | BSNL to provide pre-loaded SIM to Amarnath pilgrims | Two drug peddlers held in Ramban | Pregnant woman dies due to 'medical negligence' in Anantnag, inquiry ordered | Power supply to Harni village snapped, people in distress | Injustice to Jammu & Strategic naivety in Kashmir? | Forest Fire Management | Congress begging NC for alliance PDP jumps in | Back Issues  
 
news details
Mere 20 percent projects completed in more than three years of PM's development package for JK
1/11/2019 11:35:22 PM
Jehangir Rashid
Early Times Report
srinagar, Jan 11: More than three years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a package of Rs. 80,068 crores for Jammu & Kashmir merely 20 percent of the projects envisaged under the package have been completed so far.
Official sources said that till date, an amount of Rs. 66,300 crores has been sanctioned. So far 13 projects have already been completed while as 44 projects are under implementation. Six other very complex projects are under various stages of processing.
The package was announced by Prime Minister as special development assistance to Jammu & Kashmir November 7, 2015 for development of infrastructure and institutions of higher learning. The package was announced during a public rally addressed by Modi at Sher-I-Kashmir Cricket Stadium here in presence of then chief minister late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and MoS in Prime Minister's Office Jitender Singh Rana.
There are 63 projects included in the package covering various sectors viz. Road, Power, Renewal Energy, Health, Education, Water Resources and Tourism etc. Major initiatives/projects, inter alia, include setting up of two AIIMS like institutions at an estimated cost of Rs. 4000 crores.
It would be in place to mention here that construction of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) type institutions at Awantipora-Pulwama in Kashmir and Vijaypur-Samba in Jammu have been hit by many roadblocks and given this fact it may take ages for the completion of these prestigious projects.
Sources said that major portion of the amount sanctioned under the package as announced by Prime Minister was meant to be spent by the completion of the term present National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the centre. They said given the lackadaisical attitude of the people at helm the earmarked money would not be spent within the stipulated time frame.
The package includes establishment of an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at an estimated cost of Rs. 2000 Crores. It also includes construction of Zojila tunnel connecting Srinagar with Leh at an estimated cost of Rs. 9000 crores.
Construction of Jammu-Akhnoor-Poonch Road at an estimated cost of Rs. 5100 Crores, construction of tunnels at Lachulunga pass and Tanglang pass at an estimated cost of Rs. 5000 Crores, construction of ring road in Jammu and Srinagar at an estimated cost of Rs. 3750 Crores and construction of Kargil-Zanskar Road at an estimated cost of Rs. 4200 Crores was also included in the package.
Under the package construction of Udhampur-Ramban-Banihal road at an estimated cost of Rs. 4306 Crores and construction of Qazigund-Banihal road at an estimated cost of Rs. 2410 Crores were also included. At the same time construction of 1000 MW Pakal Dul Hydro Power Project at an estimated cost Rs. 8100 Crores for which equity contribution of Rs. 1192 Crores will be made by Government of India was also included.
Augmentation of power distribution infrastructure at an estimated cost of Rs. 3500 Crores and laying of Srinagar-Leh 200 KV power transmission line at an estimated cost of Rs. 1800 Crores were also included in the package. In addition to PM's Development Package, many other important projects such as Shahpurkandi and Ujh Dam Project for irrigation and hydro power, Ratle hydro power, Dal Lake rejuvenation have also been sanctioned.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU