Cabinet Approves Creation of New Posts


JAMMU: The State Cabinet which met here under the Chief Minister, Mr. Omar Abdullah Friday evening accorded sanction to the creation of posts of different categories in several departments. For the smooth functioning of the affairs of the J&K State Information Commission, the Cabinet accorded sanction to the creation of 15 additional posts in different categories in the Commission.

The Cabinet approved creation of 2 sub-transmission divisions one each in Leh and Kargil districts along with 5 sub-transmission sub-divisions and 149 posts for the same.

The Cabinet also accorded sanction to the creation of 25 posts of Mineral Supervisors and 65 posts of Mineral Guards by corresponding reduction of 17 posts of drillers and 14 posts of drilling assistants in Geology and Mining Departments.

The Cabinet also approved creation of 6 posts of various categories in Neuro Surgery Anaesthesia and critical care for the Super Speciality Hospital Srinagar. It also accorded sanction to the creation of 6 posts of Assistant Surgeons for various district and sub-jails in the Prisons wing, one each for District Jail Kathua/Sub-Jail Hiranagar, District Jail Udhampur/sub-Jail Reasi, District Jail Rajouri-Poonch, District Jail Baramulla-Kupwara, District Jail Bhaderwah/sub-Jail Kishtwar and District Jail Anantnag-Pulwama.

The Cabinet approved creation of 36 posts of various categories for proper implementation of Food Safety and Standard Act-2006 and Regulations -2011 in the state in a phased manner.

Cabinet approved creation of 16 posts of different categories in J&K Legislative Council. It also approved creation of 10 posts for Lolab-Bangus-Drangyari Development Authority.

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