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Govt project for JK children, youths for psychological rehabilitation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

More than 3,000 children and youths from and have been taken to various parts of the country as part of a project for psychological rehabilitation of children affected by militancy, the was informed today.

of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said the has been conducting Watan Ko Jano and other similar programmes with various agencies to expose the youth of the state on the cultural and socio-economic development taking place in other parts of the country.

"The project is aimed at psychological rehabilitation of children affected by militancy so that they do not feel isolated and depressed. This year more than 3,000 youths are being brought under this programme from and to various parts of the country," he said replying a written question.

In the current year, 700 children are being taken by the and State Rehabilitation to other parts of the country at a cost of Rs. 1.42 crore.

Another 1,100 children are being taken by the at a cost of Rs 1.82 crore and around 1,200 children are being taken by the CAPFs from different districts at a cost of Rs 2.54 crore.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 15:00 IST
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