The Government of India will establish a transit camps worth Rupees 40 crore for the Kashmiri migrants in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Indian minister for ports Sarbanda Sonowal made the announcement during his visit to the northern district of the Kashmir valley.
The minister Friday concluded his two days visit to the district.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of an event, Sonowal said that an important step has been initiated by New Delhi to make the return of Kashmiri migrants feasible and settle them in Baramulla.
“The infrastructure of transit camps worth 40 crore rupees is being prepared for them within the valley”, Sonowal said.
He informed that the transit camps will have accommodation for 337 migrant families.
“Even people living in Kashmir want this to happen and wish their (Kashmiri Pandits) return so to live with peace and harmony together,” he said.
Sonowal said that the return of Kashmiri pandits is an important step initiated by the Ministry of Home Affairs led by Amit Shah