Union Home Ministry team met LT Governor, Chief Secretary separately in Jammu, Overall Security situation of J&K reviewed, Other Development Projects Discussed

Srinagar, 02 March (CNI) : On the instructions of Home Minister Amit Shah, the Union Home Ministry team arrived in Jammu and Kashmir and held separate meetings with Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta, during which the overall security situation of Jammu and Kashmir was reviewed, while industrial investment, Power projects, tourism, transit accommodation for Kashmiri Pandits and the problems of Pakistan administration, Jammu Kashmir and West Pakistani refugees were also taken into consideration, at the same time, the progress of other important schemes in Jammu and Kashmir was reviewed.

According to Current News of India (CNI), a high-level team from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs met Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha and Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta separately on the first day of their three-day visit, during the meetings, progress on industrial investment, power projects, tourism, transit camps for Kashmiri Pandits, West Pakistani refugees and other important schemes were reviewed while a security meeting was also held.

A Union Home Ministry team headed by Joint Secretary (Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh) Prashant Lokhande and comprising Director Security, among others, met Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha and it was reported that they discussed issues related to the security scenario and development. However, no official statement has come out about what happened in the meeting.

A Home Ministry team deputed by Union Home Minister, Amit Shah to take a detailed review of the situation during the three-day visit, met Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta separately to take his opinion on the development works especially about the works which are being run under Centrally Sponsored Schemes and Prime Minister.

Sources said that during the meetings, a detailed review was also done on the development package, the projects being run under various centrally funded schemes. Later, the home ministry team discussed industrial investment, power projects, tourist-related works, anti-encroachment drive, which has been temporarily suspended and met some administrative secretaries to discuss progress on land rules.

It may be noted that the Home Ministry team appointed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah will stay in Jammu for three days and will return to New Delhi on March 2 and will submit a report to Amit Shah accordingly. (CNI)

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