Transfers of top babus, progress on PMDP projects also high on agenda
Srinagar, Jun 02: The state cabinet is likely to meet anytime next week ahead of the proposed visit of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 12th June 2018. The meeting is likely to take up issues concerning finalization of arrangements for Amarnath Yatra and the future course on the extension of unilateral of suspension of operations against militants in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting is also likely to take call on transfers and postings of top bureaucrats to end the additional charge syndrome and order the placements of the officers awaiting their adjustments for a long time.
Top sources while disclosing this to KNS revealed that the cabinet likely to meet anytime next week will discuss the finalization of security arrangements for the forth coming Amarnath Yatra likely to begin after Eid-ul-Fitr and the state government’s position on extension of the suspension of operations against militants in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting is also likely to discuss the progress on several developmental projects taken up under Prime Minister’s Development Programme (PMDP) and take calls on the proposed transfers and postings of several top bureaucrats to end the additional charge syndrome in the higher echelons of bureaucracy.
It is in place to mention here that the key position of commissioner secretary higher education vacated by the transfer of Asgar Samoon is presently held by Mohammad Javid Khan commissioner secretary youth services and sports, Soughat Biswas presently commissioner transport is holding additional charge as commissioner secretary Information Technology but Hilal Ahmad Parray recently transferred and posted as OSD with the General Administration Department is awaiting orders of formal posting. Director school education Kashmir Dr G N Itoo too was recently given the additional charge as Secretary JK Board of school education a post for which the government has already constituted a search committee for the recommendation of a suitable officer for appointment as secretary BOSE. (KNS)