The State of Jammu and Kashmir has been affected by terrorist violence that is sponsored and supported from across the border. The level of terrorist violence in the hinterland of J&K is linked to infiltration from across the border and action against terrorists. The number of incidents includes the violence committed by terrorists during anti militancy operations. The details during the last four years are as under: –

Sl. No. Incidents 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 (upto 02.12.2017) 2018 (upto 02.12.2018)
1. No of incidents 222 208 322 342 329 587
2. Infiltration attempts 222 121 371 419 378 (upto October) 284 (upto October)
3. Net estimated Infiltration 65 33 119 136 113        (upto October) 128        (upto October)

The Government has continuously encouraged policies to mainstream the youth, including providing employment opportunities to wean them away from militancy.  Various sports tournaments and cultural programmes are organized at District as well as State level to win the confidence of the people of the State, especially the younger generation. Youth clubs have also been opened to keep the youth engaged. Rs.80,068 crore has been announced under the PM Development Package, 2015. Besides, the following schemes are also under implementation:

  • Special Industry Initiative (SII) –Udaan to enhance skill and employability of Graduates and three-year Engineering Diploma holders and offer of jobs in the Private Sector.
  • Skill Empowerment & Employment Scheme (Himayat) – to provide options and opportunities to School/ college dropouts for salaried jobs in the private sector or self-employment.
  • Special Scholarship Scheme (SSS)- to provide financial assistance to students having passed Class 12th or equivalent exams for studying in colleges and institutions outside J&K.