Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said that Rs 16 crore has been granted to Jammu Kashmir under the ‘Himayat’ program under which 12,000 young people have been trained.
“Under ‘Himayat’ program, Rs. 16 crore has been granted for Jammu and Kashmir and 12,000 young people have been trained. AIIMS being established in Samba and Awantipora” Navqi said.
Naqvi is in Srinagar as part of a massive outreach by the Central government ,two months after Jammu and Kashmir formally became a Union Territory.
As many as 36 Union ministers will be visting the region between January 18 and 25 to meet people and exchange ideas on the possibilities in the region.