Cabinet approved Rs. 2,000 crore for the rehabilitation of Kashmiris who moved to different parts of India in the early 1990s and began to be recognised as migrants.
- It will encourage a positive change in the conflict-torn region and possibly repair ties between the Muslim and Pandit communities of Kashmir.
- The money is specifically meant for the people who are registered as residents of Kashmir province.
- It will benefit registered Kashmiri migrant families numbering 62,000 and residing in Jammu, Delhi and NCR.
- For Jammu and Ladakh provinces, a separate allocation would be approved in the next phase.