8 KAS officers transferred

Srinagar: The government on Thursday ordered transfer and posting of eight KAS officers in the administration.
According a government order (596-GAD of 2014), Rafiq Ahmad Hakim, Additional Commissioner Commercial Taxes (Administration), Srinagar, is transferred and posted as Director, Panchayati Raj and ex-officio Special Secretary to Government, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, against available vacancy.
Shamim Ahmad, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Stamps), Kashmir, is transferred and posted as Additional Commissioner Commercial Taxes (Administration), Srinagar, vice Rafiq Ahmad Hakim.
Regarding Shamim, the government order said that the arrangement was purely temporary and has been made in view of the exigencies involved and shall not confer any right on the incumbent to claim preferential treatment for promotion, as and when the same is made in accordance with the provisions of the Rules.
In a separate order (597-GAD of 2014), the government also ordered transfer of Showkat Ahmad Rather, General Manager, DIC, Baramulla as Custodian Trade Facilitation Centre, Salamabad, Uri, against an available vacancy.
Ghulam Jeelani Zargar, Assistant Commissioner, Revenue, Srinagar, is transferred and posted as Deputy Director, Tourism, Kashmir, against an available vacancy.
Farooq Ahmad Shah, Assistant Commissioner Nazool, Srinagar, is transferred and posted as General Manager, DIC, Baramulla, vice Showkat Ahmad Rather.
Hamidullah Mir, Assistant Commissioner, Revenue, Baramulla, is transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner, Revenue, Srinagar, vice Ghulam Jeelani Zargar. “He shall also hold the charge of the post of Assistant Commissioner, Nazool, Srinagar, in addition to his own duties, till further orders, the order said.
Abdul Hamid Zargar, Collector Land Acquisition, Defence Budgam, is transferred and posted as Collector, ERA vice Ghulam Ahmad Mala. The charge of the post of the Collector Land Acquisition, Defence Budgam, shall be held by Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Budgam, in addition to his own duties, till further orders.
Ghulam Ahmad Mala, Collector, ERA, is transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Baramulla vice Hamidullah Mir.