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At the time of migration, most of the people could not arrange accomodation at Jammu and other places and in order to address their problems, the Government established camps at different places. In most of the camps, tented accomodation was provided which was subsequently replaced with one room tenements (ORTs). Some Govt. buildings were also occupied by the migrants. The details are:

S. No. Name of Camp No. Of ORTs
1 Muthi I 500
2 Muthi II 500
3 Mishriwalla 956
4 Purkhoo 1588
5 Nagrota 808
6 Battal Ballian Udhampur 396
7 Other (Govt. Buildings, Unfinished Govt. Buildings, Temples etc) 494
  Total          5242

Note: The camps as indicated at S.No. 2,6 & 7 have been closed and the migrants have been shifted to the two room tenements (TRTs) constructed under Prime Minister's package. Infrastructure in the Camps: In addition to the residential facilities provided to migrants living in the camps, the Govt. has created other social infrastructure required by the migrant families. The details are as under :

  • Education : The Govt. has established camp schools at various places where all facilities such as library, laboratory, computer labs have been provided. The details of such schools are as under:
    • Higher Secondary School, Muthi,
    • Higher Secondary School,Roop Nagar.
    • Higher Secondary School,Purkhoo,
    • Higher Secondary School,Nagrota,
    • High School,Mishriwalla,

  • Health :Health centres with sufficient staff have been established in camps. Free medicines are being provided to the migrants in such centres. Also in two centres i.e. Purkhoo and Muthi, additional facilities such as X-Ray, Ultrasound, Pathological labs have been provided. All health centres have been provided with the facility of ambulance.

        The details of such health centres are as under:

    • Muthi: 2 Nos.
    • Nagrota: 1 No.,
    • Purkhoo: 2 Nos,
    • Mishriwalla: 1 No.

  • Social Infrastructure :It was observed that for organising get togethers and other social functions there was no space available to the migrants within the camps and accordingly community halls were constructed for such purposes. The details of community halls are as under:


    • Muthi: 2 Nos.
    • Nagrota: 1 No.,
    • Purkhoo: 2 Nos,
    • Mishriwalla: 1 No.

  • Civic amenities:
    • Water Supply: Sufficient arrangements have been made for providing of water supply.
    • Power: For providing of quality power supply, 31 substations have been created in the camps. These stations are being maintained by PDD.
    • Sanitation: Concrete lanes and drains have been provided in the camps. In ORTs --- no. of community type bathrooms / toilets have been constructed and are being maintained by NGOs.


  • New Schemes
    • The Hon'ble Prime Minister during his visit to Muthi Camp in 2004 announced for constitution of a committee called inter ministerial team for preparing a rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri Migrants to cover their developmental needs especially those related to their living condition in the camps.

      On the recommendation of the Inter Ministerial Team, a project for construction of 5242 two room tenements(TRTs) with an estimated cost of 345 crores was sanctioned and construction of such flats was taken up in phases from December 2005 onwards.

      Phase I: Under Phase I, construction of 1024 flats(Two Room Tenements) with total project cost of Rs. 51 Crores was taken up and has been completed. The details are:

      S. No. Name of Camp No. Of TRTs
      1 Purkhoo 256
      2 Muthi 384
      3 Nagrota 384
        Total                       1024

      All facilities such as water supply, power, sanitation, inner roads, parks have been provided in the newly constructed complexes. The allotment process for Phase I has already been completed.The migrants living in the camps which have been closed as indicated above have been shifted to these newly constructed TRTs.

      Phase II: A big township comprising of 4218 flats has been planned at Jagti (Nagrota) for accomodating the remaining migrants living in one room tenements of various camps. Hon'ble Prime Minister laid the foundation stone in the month of July 2007 and work is going on in full swing.

      Salient Features:

      • The township has been designed for a population of 25000 souls.
      • Project Cost = 294 Crores.
      • Land = 718 Kanals.
      • No. of flats = 4218 sets (176 three storeyed Blocks, 8 sets per storey, Floor area 495 sft per set).
      • Roads
      • Healthcare = 30 Beded Hospital.
      • Community Centres = 3 Nos.
      • Educational Facilities = 1 Hr. Sec. School & 2 Middle Schools.
      • Sanitation and Drainage = Sewerage treatment plant proposed.
      • Parks = 40 Nos.
      • Water Supply = 135 Ltrs / Capita / day.
      • Power Supply = 20 MVA station proposed for township.

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