n 5 August, 2019 the major achievements in Jammu and Kashmir include application of all Central laws, a massive drive by the anti-corruption body, domicile certificate made basic eligibility condition for government recruitment and issuing these certificates to discriminated categories such as West Pakistan refugees, Gurkhas, Safai Karamcharis, women married outside etc. The Jammu and Kashmir administration also mentioned the drive to fill 10,000 posts and reservation to Paharis, International Border residents.
The new employment rules to bring in transparency, more focus on the written tests rather than interviews, and more powers to grassroot representatives and extending insurance schemes are likely to be highlighted during these functions.
An official said the spending under the ₹80,000-lakh Prime Minister Development Package, the market intervention scheme to buy apples directly from farmers, issuance of domicile certificates among different communities, election of chairpersons for the block development councils will top the highlights.
The abolition of the Lakhanpur as part of the one nation one tax, unbundling of power department and structural reforms carried out in Industries, Tourism, Finance and Police departments are other focus areas of the UT administration. The administration also highlighted as an achievement the unique public outreach, with 36 Union Ministers visiting Jammu & Kashmir in one week. “Jammu and Kashmir becomes 100% (ODF) Open defecation free,” it claimed.
On the occasion of August 5, Jammu and Kashmir will start a series of programmes on the first anniversary of removal of special status to highlight the achievements made by the Union Territory (UT) administration in the past 12 months.