Air travel for all paramilitary personnel in J&K sector approved by the government

Days after the Pulwama attack on CRPF convoy, the external affairs ministry has announced its approval tour travel for all Central armed paramilitary forces personnel in the sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

The MHA announced that jawans travelling from Jammu to Srinagar, Srinagar to Jammu, Srinagar to Delhi and Delhi to Srinagar are going to be provided with the facility of air travel including a journey on leave and journey on duty.

This decision is expected to benefit nearly 7,80,000 personnel of CRPF in the ranks of ASI, head constable and constable. It was also informed by the ministry that this facility of air travel is going to be in addition today already existing courier services that have been extended in all sectors, to help the Jawans cut down on travel duration, by the MHA during the journey to and fro their hometown on leave.

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