Cabinet approves promotions in Police

Bhagat placed as Dir Planning 

SRINAGAR- The Cabinet approved promotion of Mr. Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar and Mr Vinod Kumar, IPS officers of 2011 batch to the Senior Time Scale of IPS Pay Band-3 of Rs 15600-39100 with GP of Rs 6600 with effect from 1-1-2015.

Meanwhile, the Cabinet also approved promotion of Mr. H. R. Bhagat, Joint Director, Planning, as Director Planning in the pay scale of Rs 37400-67000 with GP of Rs. 8700.

The Cabinet also accorded sanction to the upgradation of the post of Assistant Director, Library in the Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs from existing pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800+ GP Rs. 4800 to the pay scale of Rs. 15600-39100 + GP of Rs. 6600 and its re-designation as Deputy Director (Library) in the personal capacity of the incumbent namely Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Wani.

The post shall cease to exist immediately after transfer, promotion, and retirement etc of Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Wani and thereafter, the Post of Junior Librarian shall get restored in the department. 

21 new faculty positions for GMC Jammu, Srinagar

SRINAGAR-The Cabinet accorded sanction to the creation of 21 posts of faculty members for Government Medical College, Jammu and Government Medical College, Srinagar.

The posts have been created to address the shortage of faculty in these Hospitals. These include one post each of Professor and Associate Professor in Gynae & Obstetrics department, two posts each of Professor and Associate Professor in Orthopedics department, one post of Professor in Anesthesia, one post of Professor in Ophthalmology, one post of Professor Physiology department and one post of Associate Professor each in Pharmacology and Surgery department in GMC, Jammu.

Similarly, in GMC, Srinagar, the faculty posts created include three posts of Professors and two posts of Associate Professors in Gynae & Obstetrics, two posts of Professors in Pediatrics and one post of Associate Professor in Pharmacology and two posts of Associate Professors in Surgery Departments.

Amendments to J&K Legal Services Authorities Act Okayed

SRINAGAR-The Cabinet approved the draft amendment Ordinance for amending sub section (3) of section 3 of the Jammu and Kashmir Legal Services Authorities Act, 1997. 

The proposed amendment provides for appointment of a judicial officer as Member-Secretary of the State Legal Services Authority.

Cabinet sub-committee for new recruitment Policy

SRINAGAR- The Cabinet constituted a Cabinet Sub-Committee to look into the legal, operational and other aspects of the New Recruitment Policy which is presently on the anvil.

The Sub-Committee shall be headed by Deputy Chief Minister comprising Minister for Health and Medical education and ARI & Trainings, Minister for Social Welfare and Forest and Environment, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and Relief & Rehabilitation, Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment and Culture and Minister for Education as members.

The Sub-Committee, to be serviced by the GAD, shall submit its report by 1st June, 2015.       

Women Officers To Head Key Deptts

SRINAGAR: Mufti Sayeed led cabinet has chosen three women for key assignments, official sources said.

Salma Hameed is the VC of Srinagar Development Authority. She would relieve Shafat Noor who is retiring later this month.

Nirmal Sharma would now head the prestigious IMPA that trains the civil servants and implements a avriety of programmes in the state especially those of rural development.

Yesha Mudgal who was the DDC Udhampur has now been shifted to head the education department in Jammu. She is being replaced by Shahid Iqbal Choudhary.

Vinita Gupta has been attached to the GAD. She is not feeling well, a top minister in the Mufti government said.

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