The Kashmir Society delegation meets Governor
SRINAGAR: A delegation of the Kashmir Society led by its Chairman, Khawaja Farooq Renzu Shah, met Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today.
The delegation apprised the Governor about the colossal damage suffered and the varied hardships faced by the people affected by the recent floods in the Valley. The members of the delegation, who hail from different vocations and areas of the Valley stressed the urgent need of an adequate relief and rehabilitation package being secured from the Central Government. They demanded Rs. 25 lakh for fully damaged houses and Rs 10-15 lakh for other damaged buildings. The delegation also demanded that the higher professional and non-professional examinations shall be held in early Nov. 2014 and interest on loans advanced in the horticulture and agriculture sectors should be waived-off.
The delegation also put forth their suggestions regarding the restoration of Pashmina shawls in the Valley.
The Governor assured the delegation that their demands would be taken up with the Government.