Centre approves 100 cr for JK schools, colleges

Written by: Mamatha
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New Delhi, Sep 29: Centre has approved Rs 100 crore to Jammu Kashmir government for immediate improvement of educational institutions, including class rooms, auditorium, library, playgrounds and toilet complex.

"The concerned authorities have been instructed to release funds immediately to the state government who are expected to release the same to the implementing agencies without any delay," a Home Ministry spokesperson said.

The Centre has also advised the Jammu Kashmir government to appoint a committee to identify the families to whom ex-gratia relief is to be given for the deaths in civil disturbances since Jun 11.

The Centre in its package had announced grant of ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh to the families of each of the deceased.

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