Govt notifies 88 new services in 16 departments under PGSA

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SRINAGAR: The government on Tuesday issued formal notification bringing 88 services in 16 departments under the Public Service Guarantee Act-2011.
The proposal in this regard was approved earlier by the State Administrative Council (SAC) in its meeting chaired by Governor Satya Pal Malik on 4 October 2018.
The new departments brought under the ambit of PGSA include Tourism, Industries & Commerce, Handloom Development, Handicrafts, Geology & Mining, Labour & Employment, Public Works (R&B), Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Finance, Agriculture Production, Revenue, Housing & Urban Development and Forest, Ecology & Environment.
J&K Pollution Control Board, Fire & Emergency Services and J&K Employees Provident Fund Organization have also been brought under the ambit of PGSA.