Panel to examine Rent Control Act
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GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Mar 31: The state cabinet which met here Thursday rejected a proposed Bill seeking amendments in the decades-old Jammu and Kashmir Rent Control Act.
Well informed sources said that the cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of chief minister Omar Abdullah, refused to give consent on the proposed amendments and instead constituted a high-level committee to examine the matter.
The committee, they said, will be headed by the Chief Secretary Madhav Lal and comprise at least four commissioner secretaries as members. It will examine the Bill and forward a detailed report to the cabinet for further decision.
The cabinet, however, approved the proposal for waiving off outstanding arrears on account of rent and housing/car advance in favour of deceased legislators. The beneficiaries (posthumously) include Mushtaq Ahmed Lone, Mirza Safadar Ali, Ghulam Nabi Lone (all former Ministers of State), Muhammad Yousaf Parray alias Kuka Parray, Mir Mustafa and S M Mansoor (all former MLAs). It also approved promotion of three IAS officers to super time scale (Rs 37400-67000, Grade pay Rs 10,000) namely Sheikh Ejaz Iqbal, Farooq Ahmed Peer and Yedullah.
A proposal seeking re-employment of retired officers and officials in the election department for assisting in the conduct of Panchayat elections and re-employment of M.L Babu, Professor in the department of Surgery, Government Medical College Jammu, was also approved.
The nine retired officers in the Election Department who were reemployed include Nazir Ahmed Parrey (retired Incharge Assistant Chief Electoral Officer), M K Pandita, Nanak Chand, Abdul Majid Wani, (all retd Naib Tehsildar Election), Bushan Lal, M A Khan (both retd Election Assistant), B L Bhat (retd Senior Assistant), Abdul Rahim Akhoon and Mohd Yousaf (both retd Naib Tehsildars).
The Cabinet also gave consent to the purchase of 20,000 single phase, whole current LCD Static Energy Meters with Optic Port 5-30 Amperes, 1.30 Lakh meters of single phase whole current LCD Static Energy Meters with optical port 10-60 Amperes and 20,000 three phase four wire whole current fully static Tri-vector energy meters LCD with optical port rating 20-80 Ampere.
GOVT ORDERS TRANSFER OF JERATH
The Government Thursday ordered transfer of Principal Secretary to the Government, Health and Medical Education Department Dr R K Jerath and attached him to the General Administration Department (GAD) with immediate effect.
The Government further ordered that the Principal Secretary to the Government, Housing and Urban Development Department, Mr Suresh Kumar shall hold the additional charge of the post of Administrative Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department till further orders.
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