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Congress criticizes NC, BJP
2/16/2020 10:37:30 PM
Early Times Report
KALAKOTE, Feb 16: Former legislator Kalakote, National Coordinator AICC Vichar Vibhag Ashok Sharma has demanded restoration of thermal power house and coal mines of Kalakote.
Ashok Sharma said that thermal power house and coal mines of Kalakote were the main source of earning bread and butter (employment) for about seven thousands two hundred families in the years 1960's - 80's which uplifted the economical status of the area and closing of these running projects by the Farooq's government have resulted into a big setback for people of Kalakote especially the younger generation.
Sharma further said that the central government have already abolished state civil service cadre and have scrapped the age relaxation clause used to compensate youth against their suffering due to long drawn insurgency.
He criticised the Union Government for not providing two Crores employment to youth each year and said that this year budgetary provisions have provided only 2.46 Lakhs employment opportunities all over the county keeping the educated youth high and dry resulting into depending of trust deficit and unrest among the youth.
Nakul Sharma, Secretary, JKPYC added that recommissioning of the Thermal Power House Kalakote and opening of 13 Coal Mines besides installing 7 micro hydral projects on Manavar Tawi at Chingus-Teryath river at Thandapani (for these two projects global tenders were invited in 2000-02), Treru river at Moghla Beraigala, Galan Tawi at Nardamajra, Dalori River at Salyote, Kalakote river at Barigala Tatapani, Kalalkass river and Nehari and Kalakote sangam at Dawai will generate more than ten thousand employment for unskilled and semi-skilled youth of Kalakote assembly segment besides absorbing all the 450 technical graduates trained under PSS Scheme send by ICELA in Rajasthan University during UPA-2 headed by Dr. Manmohan Singh from Kalakote Constituency.
Prominent among those who deliberated were S. Nirmal Singh, District Secretary, Rajouri, Darshan Sharma, General Secretary, AYC Kalakote, Javid Iqbal and Ashish Sharma, Assembly Secretaries, Happy Sharma, Joginder Kumar (Pench), Zail-Ul-Haq Block Presidents and others.
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