SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor BB Vyas Monday convened a meeting with senior officers of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and General Administration Departmentsto discuss the issue of uploading of Acts and subordinate legislations on New India Code Portal.
The meeting was attended by commissioner Secretary General Administration Department (GAD), Hilal Ahmad Parray, Secretary Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Majid Bhat, Secretary Information Technology,Saugat Biswas and Incharge National Informatics Centre (NIC) Civil Secretariat.
The Advisor directed the officers to ensure prompt action on the directions issued by the Delhi High Court and the Union Law Ministry so that the state Acts and legislations are uploaded on the portal. He said the move would also provide the requisite information about these legislations to the people or researchers besides also creating necessary awareness about the same.
The meeting was held as a consequence to the directions of Delhi high Court and the subsequent directions by the Union Law Ministry to upload Acts and subordinate Legislations of every state on New IndiaCode Portal.
Similarly, the Union Law Ministry has directed all the states to nominate Chief Nodal Officer and Nodal Officer in every department who will assist the NIC in ensuring that the Acts and legislations are properly uploaded on the New India Code Portal.
Achal Sethi Special Secretary Law department has been nominated as a Chief Nodal Officer, while as the orders for nodal officers for each department would be issued by the GAD.