The Jammu and Kashmir government has passed clear orders to all deputy commissioners in the Kashmir Division to monitor the return of

At a top-level meeting headed by the union territory's chief secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta, which was attended by all deputy commissioners and district SSPs, it was decided that deputy commissioners of Kashmir Division will monitor and maintain data about the return of Kashmiri Pandit families and PM Package employees within their respective districts.

The same order said all the deputy commissioners and district superintendents of police in Kashmir Division will ensure all cooperation to returning employees/migrants in the valley besides ensuring safety and security during their stay in the valley.

With regards to the Prime Minister Package employees agitating for the relocation out of the valley in the wake of last year's terror attacks on members of the minority community, it was decided that all concerned Secretaries/DCs of Kashmir Division will ensure the immediate release of salary of the current month on resumption of duties in the valley by the PM Package Employees, and pending salary after settlement of absence period by granting leave as due.

In another significant decision, it was said that encroachments on state land and grazing land should be removed in accordance with explicit directions.