The Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today accorded sanction to the creation of 167 posts in various categories in the Police Department by corresponding reduction of 156 posts in Ministerial and Steno cadres.
Cabinet accorded sanction to the creation of 32 posts in various categories for establishment of Fire & Emergency Station, Kakrayal and 14 posts for Fire & Emergency Station, Katra.
Cabinet accorded sanction to the creation of 10 posts of faculty members for GMC Srinagar and GMC Jammu. The posts include two posts each of Professor Cardiology, Associate Professor Cardiology, Associate Professor Dermatology, Assistant Professor Cardiology, and one post each of Professor Ophthalmology and Professor Pathology.
The Cabinet also accorded sanction to the creation of two posts of Financial Advisor/CAO in the pay band of Rs.15600-39100 GP 6600 by corresponding reduction of two posts of Accounts Officers in the pay band of Rs 9300-34800 GP 4800), one each at Cluster University Srinagar and Cluster University Jammu, subject to the condition that the posts are drawn on deputation from Finance Department. The proposed creations will enable smooth functioning of Cluster Universities and fill critical administrative positions.
The Cabinet accorded sanction to the creation of one post of Joint Director in the Horticulture Department in the pay band of (15600-39100 GP 7600).
It also accorded sanction to the creation of two posts of Assistant Conservator of Forests in the pay band of Rs.9300-34800 4800 in Forest (Territorial) by corresponding reduction of one post each of Research Officer and Assistant Soil Scientist in the pay band (Rs.9300-34800 Rs.4400) and three posts of Range Officer Gr-I in the Pay Band of Rs. 9300-34800 4280) in Forest (Territorial) by corresponding reduction of two posts of Assistant Seed Technician/Seed Scientist and one post of Senior Scientific Assistant in the pay band (Rs 9300-34800 Rs.4300).
The cabinet also accorded sanction to the promotion of Reva Gupta, KAS, to the Super Time Scale of Rs.37,400-67,000 with Grade Pay of Rs 10,000 of the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service, notionally w.e.f. 15.09.2016 and regularly from 04.08.2017.
Cabinet accorded sanction to the regularization of Incharge Chief Engineers (retired/inservice) viz Narayan Mengi w.e.f 03.10.2012 to 28.02.2013, Romesh Chander Gupta w.e.f 03.10.2.2012 to 31.03.2013 and Hem Chander Jerath w.e.f 03.10.2012 as Chief Engineers in the Pay Band of Rs.37400-67000 with Grade Pay of Rs.8700.
Cabinet accorded sanction to the regularization of retired officers viz V.K Malhotra w.e.f 03.10.2006 as Executive Director (Electric), R.K Seli w.e.f 01.05.2008 as Development Commissioner (Power) and Abdul Rashid Tak w.ef. 01.08.2008 as Executive Director (Electric).
Cabinet accorded sanction to the absorption of five employees of the erstwhile CONFED viz Farooq Ahmad Bhat, Ali Mohammad Dar, Abdul Gani Lone, Ms. Fancy Hafiz and Kharati Lal, against Class-IV posts available in the Cooperative Department.