Union Cabinet approves the J-K Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: Union Cabinet approves the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019. Union Cabinet has approved development of New Greenfield Airport at Hirasar, Rajkot in Gujarat. Once the Ordinance is issued, it would pave the way for bringing persons residing in the areas adjoining International Border within the ambit of reservation at par with persons living in areas adjoining Actual Line of Control. Union Cabinet has approved Agra Metro Rail Project in Uttar Pradesh. Union Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019. Once notified this will pave the way for giving benefit of promotion in service to the SCs, STs & also extend the reservation of upto 10% for economically weaker sections in educational institutions & public employment in addition to the existing reservation in Jammu & Kashmir. Union cabinet approves investment proposal for transmission component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project (Nepal portion) by Sutlej Jal Vikas Nigam (SJVN) Limited.
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