Budget session likely from Feb 28
Cabinet Approves Promotion Of 1 IAS, 3 KAS Officers
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Jan 22: Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday fixed February 28 as the tentative date for commencement of the annual budget session of the state legislature.
Official sources said the matter came up for discussion during the cabinet meeting held here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
They said the cabinet was unanimous over the tentative schedule and it was decided that the budget session should be convened from February 28. “The recommendations will be forwarded to the Governor, who has the authority to summon the legislature”, sources claimed.
The cabinet also approved promotion of Sonali Kumar, Principal Secretary (coordination) Resident Commission Office, J&K Government, New Delhi to Fixed Scale of IAS (Rs 80,000 per month) with effect from 02.01.2012.
The Cabinet also approved promotion of three Junior Scale KAS officers of 2008 batch. The promotees include Jahangir Hashmi, Vaibhav Kohli and Dhanantar Singh. They have been promoted to the Time Scale of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS).
The meeting also sanctioned extension in services of two officials of Chief Minister’s secretariat, retiring this month.
It was also learnt that the overall situation arising out of the recent snowfall and the latest forecast was also discussed and every minister was asked to ensure that the department under their control delivers well in the affected areas.
The ministers were also asked to monitor the situation closely and act promptly in case the need arise.
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