Srinagar – Minister of State for Planning and Development, Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma reply to a question by . Naresh Kumar Gupta informed the House that State Finance Commission identified development backlog in certain districts of the State including Doda. The report, he said, is under consideration of the Government.
He said that the separately, Government of India constituted a Special task Force (STF) to prepare a report on the development needs of Jammu and Ladakh regions. Accordingly, the STF have indentified projects in both the regions for implementation under funding from the Annual Plan (State sector component).
An Amount of Rs.250 crore was provided through the last years plan and Rs. 300 crore has been inbuilt in current years Annual Plan.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.