SRINAGAR: J&K Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti distributed orders of appointment on Tuesday among a group of victims who lost their eyesight due to pellet injuries during 2016 uprising. This is in continuation of her earlier measures taken for the rehabilitation of the victims of violence during the unrest of last year, said a spokesman.
It may be recalled that on September 14 and 28 the Chief Minister had also disbursed financial assistance among two groups of such pellet victims. Besides, the Chief Minister had supervised the treatment of these victims last year as well.
“Mehbooba Mufti, it may be mentioned here, has initiated a series of measures for the rehabilitation, social integration and empowerment of youth of the State,” said the spokesman.
Recently, the Chief Minister directed withdrawal of cases against more than four thousand youth involved in various cases of law and order nature. The step was widely hailed by all sections of society.