Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today laid the foundation stones for three projects, including a hostel for working women and a night shelter for the homeless here.
The chief minister, who arrived here on a two-day visit on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, laid the foundation of the hostel for working women at Boria, to be built at a cost of Rs 4.16 crore.
The 41-room hostel has a capacity of accommodating 73 people. It would have facilities like kitchen, computer lab, office, badminton court, child care room and other amenities, an official spokesperson said, adding Mufti has directed that the construction of the hostel be completed in a years time.
Several locals and members of Kashmiri migrant pandit community interacted with the Chief Minister who sought their feedback about the facilities being provided to them, the spokesperson said.