The Jammu and Kashmir government will fill 50000 vacancies in various government departments in the next few months. This was announced by Governor Satya Pal Malik at a Press Conference held at Raj Bhavan today.He urged the youth to come forward and participate actively in this recruitment process as this would be the largest single recruitment drive ever in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.He further announced that his government is working with various Central agencies to put together a scheme to provide a minimum support price for the apple crop in the state and that NAFED was willing to commit over Rs 5,000 Crores for procuring over 50 percent of apple production of the State. This would benefit over 7 lakh apple farmers.
Referring to the recent situation in the Valley, the Governor mentioned that a number of important decisions had recently been taken regarding Jammu and Kashmir. He observed that these decisions are historic and will open new vistas for the growth of all three regions – Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.