KAS Officer As BOSE Secretary: Employees Protest 

SRINAGAR — Scores of BOSE employees on Monday staged protests against Government for appointing a KAS officer in the board saying the government has violated the JKBOSE Act.

The employees’ associations in JKBOSE, which include officers association, non-gazetted employees association and technocrats union, assembled in the JKBOSE premises and staged an hour-long protest against the appointment of a KAS officer in BOSE.

The government on Saturday ordered a reshuffle in civil administration and posted a KAS officer, special secretary higher education department (HED) Riyaz Ahmad as secretary JKBOSE.

“JKBOSE Act clearly states that secretary and chairman are appointed through a proper procedure followed by school education department. A search committee is constituted which has framed norms for appointment of secretary,” he said, adding that BOSE was not a government department but is an autonomous body.

“Government cannot simply transfer a government employee to this institution. Procedure needs to be followed under certain norms.”

 

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