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New Delhi: With the bifurcation plans for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh underway and set to be implemented by 31 October, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday announced a major plan to tackle unemployment in the region.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday announced that the Centre would in the next few months create 50,000 government jobs for the people of the region.

“In the coming 2-3 months, 50,000 government jobs will be declared, and we urge the youth to apply and we will fill these positions," Malik told the media in Srinagar.

While Malik added that former Congress party president Rahul Gandhi was “acting like a political juvenile", he stressed on the fact that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, was under control.

“There has been no loss of life and property in the region after the removal of Article 370 and Article 35A. Landlines have been opened across most areas and mobile services will be made accessible as the situation improves. Internet is most dangerous and it will take time for the clampdown to be lifted on that," Malik added.

Stressing on improving the educational environment in Jammu and Kashmir, Malik added that educational institutions are being reopened in Jammu and Kashmir, while the situation had been normalized in Ladakh.

"3,000 primary and 1,000 middle schools are open in Jammu and Kashmir. In Ladakh all the schools and colleges are functioning normally. Every district will have an industrial training institute," said Malik.

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