Jammu & Kashmir

Admin constitutes committee for reviewing powers of Div Coms, DCs for effective governance in JK

Srinagar: Lituenant Governor-led dispensation has sanctioned for the constitution of a committee with regard to district staffing of various Departments for effective governance in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Committee, as per order is to be headed by Commissioner/Secretary to the Admin, General Administration Department as Chairman and Commissioner/Secretary to the Admin, Transport Department; Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Commissioner/Secretary to the Admin, Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs; Secretary to the Admin, Information Technology Department Divisional Commissioner, Jammu; Secretary, Department of Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs; Representative of Principal Secretary to the Admin, Revenue Department as members.

The committee is mandated to review the existing administrative powers of Divisional Commissioners/Deputy Commissioners in respect of staff of various departments posted in districts, including Revenue, Rural Development, PW(R&B), Jal Shakti, Health, Social Welfare Departments besides to recommend modifications in the powers for further strengthening the role of Divisional Commissioners/Deputy Commissioners for providing better governance.

The Committee shall be serviced by the General Administration Department and shall submit its report by April 16, 2021, the order states.


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