A report by the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries said that upto 4.96 lakh jobs have been lost since August 5.
20 people were killed in terror-related incidents in J&K since abrogation of Article 370: Government
The home ministry further said various developmental projects have been announced by the Centre in several sectors — health, tourism, agriculture, horticulture and individual beneficiary central schem
The minister said that Sardar Vallabhai Patel was a towering personality, having made invaluable contributions towards building a modern and unified India.
MGP leader Sudin Dhavalikar, whose party is a former ally of the ruling BJP in Goa, supported the Centre's stand in the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Khalsa Aid and J&K Students Association donated groceries and money to some 300 Kashmiri students living in Banur area of Punjab.
Life across the Kashmir Valley and parts of the Jammu region was on Saturday adversely affected due to a shutdown called to protect Article 35A that gives special rights to Jammu and Kashmir.
The chief ministeris also likely to meet leaders like JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav on the issue of Article 35A that gives special status to the state and has been challenged in the Supreme Court.
The National Conference, which has 15 MLAs in the 87member state assembly, told the chief minister that she needs to convince the central leadership, especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mehbooba said, on the one hand, "we talk about resolving the Kashmir issue under the framework of the Constitution and on the other hand we flog it".