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Business News/ News / After removal of Article 370 in J&K, 890 Central laws have become applicable: FM
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After removal of Article 370 in J&K, 890 Central laws have become applicable: FM

Sitharaman also said 1,198 startups have been registered in J&K

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (PTI)Premium
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (PTI)

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday informed that after removal of Article 370 in J&K, 890 Central laws have become applicable there. 

She said what was denied to people of J&K over 70 years will be given to them. “It (scrapping of Article 370) has enabled that which Dr Ambedkar gave for the rest of the country for SC/ST is now available for people of J&K," the finance minister said in Lok Sabha

Sitharaman also said 1,198 startups have been registered in J&K. “More than 200 startups funded till now. 143 crores given to MSME units in J&K under Emergency Credit Guarantee Scheme during Covid pandemic," she said during a discussion on Budget of J&K for 2022-23. 

The finance minister on Monday presented a 1.42-lakh-crore budget for Jammu and Kashmir for the year 2022-23 in Lok Sabha. She also presented the supplementary demands for the year 2021-22 totalling 18,860.32 crore for the UT and moved a motion seeking suspension of certain rules to allow the House to take up the discussion on the same day.

With agency inputs

 

 

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Published: 14 Mar 2022, 08:34 PM IST
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