SRINAGAR: The Cabinet which met here Wednesday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah accorded sanction to the promotion of 44 KAS officers.
Five officers were promoted to the Special Scale of KAS Super Time Scale (Rs. 37,400-67,000 + GP of Rs. 10,000). They are: Kuldip Lal Khajuria, Kamla Devi (w.e.f 11.3.2014) and Ali Raza, Bashir Ahmad Bhat and Anil Sharma (w.e.f 1.4.2014).
Thirty-nine officers were promoted to the Time Scale of KAS (Rs. 15600-39,100 with GP of Rs. 6600).
The promotes include two officers from Information Department namely Afsan Masood and Mohammad Hussain; nine officers from Revenue Department—Zaffar Shawal, Devinder Paul, Ab. Hamid Zargar, Ghulam Ahmad Mala, Rajive Magotra, Mohammad Syed Khan, S. Paramjeet Singh, Inderjeet Singh and Sushil Keasar; nine officers from Rural Development Department—Sumira Shamim, Devinder Singh Bhau, Dr. Arvind Karwani, Neelam Khajuria, Fayaz Ahmad Fayaz, Ghulam Qadir Wani, Veveik Puri, Jalal-ud-Ganie and Rohit Sharma; 14 officers from Social Welfare Department—Tabasum Shafat Kamili, Harbans Lal, Syed Shabir Ahmad, Deepika Rana, Mohammad Ashraf Sheikh, Dr. Khalid Hussain Malik, Ansuya Jamwal, Satish Kumar, Anil Sharma, Reyaz Ahmad Shah, Dr. Zakir Hussain (ALC), Prem Singh (RBA), Mohammad Ashraf (ST) and Sachin Jamwal; one officer from Tourism Department—Vinakshi Koul; and three officers from Secretariat-II—Amreet Singh, Mohammad Shafi Dar and Ravi Mohan Khajuria.
The Cabinet also approved placement of Incharge Superintendent Engineers (Electric) Som Raj Sharma and Har Mohan Singh as Incharge Chief Engineers (Electric).