Mufti-Modi Meet: Will 44,000 crore be finalised today?
Jammu, October 15: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is all set to discuss the overall scenario of politics and development in the state with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting scheduled at 4 in the evening.
One of the main agenda of the meeting is going to be the finalization of the details of the most awaited financial package 44,000 crore rupees for the state the central government has promised after devastation floods destroyed Kashmir in September last year.
The CM reached Delhi last evening and to meet the Prime Minister today afternoon to discuss various things on political and other fronts. As a matter of fact the prime minister is showing keen interest in the overall development of the state since the start.
Also, how to deal with the alienated relationship between the two coalition partners of the Jammu and Kashmir state i.e People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party will also be one of the agendas to discuss in the meeting. Both PDP and BJP have different stands because of which the government is highly criticized by the people of the state and is a great matter of concern.Mufti in the meeting is likely to discuss his personal opinion on the present political scenario in the state.
Regarding the much awaited flood package that was promised by the central government after the floods in September last year, Mufti led coalition government has identified projects spread over a five year term in order to have a complete rehabilitation of the state, in the aftermath of the devastating floods which will be covered in this 44,000 crore rupees financial package.
It is pertinent to mention here that during his first meeting with the Prime Minister after formation of PDP-BJP Coalition Government, Chief Minister had requested the Prime Minister to take care of the population distressed by the floods of last year and Narendra Modi had assured full support in extending help to the people and restoration of public infrastructure.
The package is aimed towards creating new infrastructure in key sectors and would provide the much-needed impetus to the State economy. It will cover key sectors like flood management, road connectivity, power, education, healthcare, drinking water supply, agriculture, tourism and industries.