Resettlement fund for Hindu Refugees

The Government of India, on 22nd December 2016, has sanctioned a package of Rs. 2000 Crore for providing financial assistance of Rs. 5.5 Lakh per family to 36,384 displaced family of Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir are – POJK (1947) and Chhamb (1965 and 1971), living in Jammu and Kashmir.

The State Government of Jammu and Kashmir has been requested to provide requisite details of all beneficiaries so that the amount of financial assistance could be transferred directly into the beneficiaries’ account to enable this Ministry to start disbursing the amount. The State Government has already started the work to collect requisite details and documents in this respect and has received forms from 3,135 eligible beneficiaries till 16th March 2017.