All steps will be taken to provide good governance, better infrastructure, educational opportunities, healthcare and more job opportunities, leading to a better quality of life in the valley
Modi announces Rs.80,000-crore package for Jammu and Kashmir
MARCH 25, 2016|The Hindu|Full Article
Over Rs. 44,800 crore out of the Rs. 80,000-crore package announced by the Prime Minister have been earmarked for improving road infrastructure and promoting tourism in the State.
An amount of Rs. 7,854 crore have been given for flood relief, reconstruction and flood management.
A sum of Rs. 42,611 crore are for road and highway projects which include construction of Zojila tunnel; semi ring roads in Jammu and Srinagar; projects under Bharat Mala for better connectivity; and upgradation of important highway and other projects in the State, it said.
A total of Rs. 2,241 crore are meant for promoting tourism in the State by developing new projects and tourist circuits, and setting up of 50 tourist villages.
In addition, Rs. 11,708 crore are for power, new and renewable energy.
Rs. 4,900 crore has been earmarked for improving health care facilities in the state which includes creation of two AIIMS-like institutions in both capital cities of the State, and support for creation of infrastructure in hospitals and primary health centres.