PM package an important component says govt as 2,000 Kashmiri migrants expected to return this year

New Delhi, Mar 18: Since the abrogation of Article 370, nearly 520 Kashmiri migrants have returned and have taken up jobs under the Prime Minister’s package, the government informed the Parliament.

The government also said that is expecting 2,000 more migrants to return this year. Minister of State for Home, G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply that special jobs for the Kashmiri migrant youth under the PM package has been an important component for the rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants.

A total of nearly 3800 migrant candidates have returned to Kashmir in the last few years to take up the PM package jobs. Post abrogation of Article 370, as many as 520 migrant candidates have returned to Kashmir for taking up the jobs that have been provided to them under the rehabilitation package.

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