Srinagar, Mar 23: In wake of deadly Coronavirus epidemic, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday announced to release Rs 40 Crore additionally to Deputy Commissioners across the Union Territory for preventive measures.
According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), government spokesman Rohit Kansal in a tweet informed that Rs 40 Crore will be released additionally to DCs, adding that Rs one lakh to be released for Public Health Engineering (PHE) to augment water supply.
He further said that Rs 50 lakhs each to be released for Jammu and Srinagar corporations to support sanitation efforts.
“#COVID19 #JammuAndKashmir #Fightagainst Corona Rs. 40 crores to be released additionally to DCs. Rs. 1crore for PHE department to augment water supply. Rs 50 lakhs each for Jammu and Srinagar corporations to support sanitation efforts. Treasuries to function,” Kansal tweeted.