Govt orders major reshuffle in administration

An order issued through General Administration Department (GAD) said with a view to ensuring smooth functioning of various Departments/Organizations for assured public service delivery, fill up critical positions, posting of such officers as are awaiting orders of adjustment and to meet other administrative exigencies, certain changes in the administration have become imperative.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jul 16 2018 7:42PM | Updated Date: Jul 16 2018 7:42PM
Govt orders major reshuffle in administrationGovt orders major reshuffle in administration

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered a major reshuffle in the administration.

An order issued through General Administration Department (GAD) said with a view to ensuring smooth functioning of various Departments/Organizations for assured public service delivery, fill up critical positions, posting of such officers as are awaiting orders of adjustment and to meet other administrative exigencies, certain changes in the administration have become imperative.

“Therefore, the following transfers and postings of officers are hereby ordered with immediate effect till further orders,” it said.

1. Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, IAS (JK:1993), Principal Secretary to the Government, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, shall also hold the charge of the post of Administrative Secretary, Transport Department, in addition to his own duties, relieving Mr. Saugat Biswas, IAS (JK:2006), Transport Commissioner, J&K of the additional charge of the post.

2. Mr. Shahid Anayatullah, IAS (JK:2000), Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Revenue Department, shall also hold the charge of the post of Financial Commissioner, Revenue, in addition to his own duties, till further orders.

3. Mr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, IAS (JK:2009), Chief Executive Officer, Economic Reconstruction Agency, J&K, holding additional charge of Chief Executive Officer, SPV, Srinagar, is transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government, Social Welfare Department. The officer shall look aRer the charge of Administrative Secretary, Social Welfare Department, relieving Mr. Asif Hameed Khan, KAS, Special Secretary to the Government, Social  Welfare Department of the additional charge of the post.

Syed Abid Rashid Shah, IAS (JK:2012), Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, shall also hold the charge of the post of CEO, Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for Srinagar City for implementation of the Smart City Project, under the Smart City Mission.

Mr. Satesh Razdan, DevelopmentCommissioner (Works), shall hold the charge of the post of Chief Executive Officer, Economic Reconstruction Agency, J&K, in addition to his own duties, till further orders.

4. Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, IAS (JK:2010), awaiting orders of adjustment in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, is posted as Director, Area Planning and ex-officio Special Secretary to the Government, Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, against an available vacancy.

5. Mr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray, IAS (JK:2014), Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, is transferred and posted as Special Officer in the Cell for Monitoring Flagship Programmes and Mega Projeds.

6. Mr. Owais Ahmed, IAS(JK:2014), Additional Secretary to the Government, Finance Department, under orders of transfer as Director, Tribal Affairs, J&K, is transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, vice Mr. Showkat Aijaz Bhat, KAS.

7. Mr. G.A. Sofi, Secretary (Technical) in the Transport Department, is transferred and posted as Managing Director, J&K Horticulture, Produce, Marketing and Processing Corporation, vice Syed Abul Qasim, who is repatriated to his parent organisation.

8. Mr. Rehana Batul, KAS, Additional Commissioner in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, is transferred and posted as Director General, Rural Development, Jammu, vice Mr. Mohammad Mumtaz Ali, KAS.

9. Mr. Zubair Ahmad, KAS, Special Secretary to the Government, Home Department, is transferred and posted as Chairman, J&K Services Selection Board, against an available vacancy.

10. Mr. Ravi Kanth, KAS, Secretary in the J&K State Water Resources Regulatory Authority, is transferred and posted as Member, J&K Special Tribunal.

11. Mr. Asif Hameed Khan, KAS, Special Secretary to the Government, Social Welfare Department, looking after the work of Administrative Secretary, Social Welfare Department, is transferred and posted as Managing Director, J&K Tourism Development Corporation, relieving Mr. Shamim Ahmad Wani of the additional charge of the post.

12. Mr. Amit Sharma, KAS, Regional Director, Surveyand Land Records (ex-officio Settlement Officer),Udhampur, is transferred and posted as Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs,Jammu, vice Choudhary Rashid Azam Inqalabi.

13. Mr. Tasaduq Jeelani, KAS, Director, Estates, is transferred and posted as Director, Tourism, Kashmir, relieving Mr. Mehmood Ahmad Shah, KAS, Joint Director, Tourism, Kashmir of the additional charge of the post.

14. Mr. Abdul Rashid War, KAS, Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, holding additional charge of the post of Project Director, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, is transferred and posted as Mission Director, State Rural Livelihood Mission, J&K, vice Mr. Bakshi Javaid Humayaun, who is repatriated to his parent organization.

15. Mr. Rahul Sharma, KAS, Member, J&K Services Selection Board, is transferred and posted as Additional Commissioner in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, vice Ms. Rehana Batul.

16. Mr. Hashmat Ali Yatoo, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, is posted as Special Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department.

17. Choudhary Rashid Azam Inqalabi, KAS, Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Jammu, is transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government, Higher Education Department.

18. Ms. Shabnam Kamili, KAS, Director, Technical Education, J&K, is transferred and shall await further orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department.

19. Mr. Rajinder Singh Tara, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, is posted as Director, Urban Local Bodies, Jammu, against an available vacancy.

20. Mr. Tariq Hussain Ganai, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, is transferred and posted as Director, Estates, vice Mr. Tasaduq Jeelani.

21. Mr. Showkat Aijaz Bhat, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, is transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, vice Mr. Tariq Hussain Ganai.

22. Mr. Arvind Kotwal, KAS, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Authority, Surinsar-Mansar, is transferred and posted as Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, against an available vacancy.

23. Mr. Sajad Hussain Ganai, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Vice-Chairman, Srinagar Development Authority, relieving Mr. Abdul Majid Raina of the additional charge of the post.

24. Ms. Anoo Malhotra, KAS, Excise Commissioner, J&K, is transferred and posted as Director, Technical Education, J&K, vice Ms. Shabnam Kamili.

25. Mr. Manmohan Singh, KAS, Managing Director, J&K Housing Board, is transferred and posted as Managing Director, J&K State Road Transport Corporation, vice Afroz Ahmad Mir, who shall report to the Department of Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs for further posting.

26. Mr. Bhawani Rakwal, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, is posted as Managing Director, J&K Agro Industries Development Corporation, relieving Mr. Rakesh Khajuria, Director, Finance, J&K Agro Industries Development Corporation Limited of the additional charge of the post.

27. Ms. Smita Sethi, KAS, Director, Tourism, Jammu, is transferred and posted as Administrator, Associated Hospitals, Jammu, vice Ms. Shubra Sharma, KAS, who shall await orders of adjustment in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu.

28. Mr. Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Appeals), Srinagar, is transferred and posted as Additional Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Administration), Kashmir, against an available vacancy.

29. Mr. Mehmood Ahmad Shah, KAS, Joint Director, Tourism, Kashmir, holding additional charge of Director, Tourism, Kashmir, is transferred and shall await further orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department.

30. Mr. Ajaz Abdullah Saraf, KAS, Secretary, J&K State Commission for Women, is transferred and posted as Secretary, J&K Khadi Village and Industries Board, relieving, Mr. Rashid Ahmad l Qadiri, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, J&K Khadi  Village and industries Board of the additional charge of the post.

31. Mr. Shiv Kumar Gupta, KAS, Additional Secretary to the Government, Information Technology Department, is transferred and posted as Additional Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Administration), Jammu, relieving Mr. Prediman Krishen Bhat, KAS, Additional Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Tax Planning) of the additional charge of the post.

32. Mr. Qazi Sarwar, KAS, Additional Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department, is transferred and posted as Director, Rural Development, Kashmir, against an available vacancy.

33. Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, KAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora, is transferred and posted as Additional District Development Commissioner, Budgam, against an available vacancy.

34. Mr. Mohammad Nazir Sheikh, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Director, Panchayati Raj, Rural Development Department, Civil Secretariat.

35. Mr. Mohammad Mumtaz Ali, KAS, Director, Rural Development, Jammu, is transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Housing and Llrban Development Department.

36. Mr. Sudershan Kumar, KAS, Additional Secretary in the Chief Minister's Secretariat, is transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj.

37. Mr. Tufail Matoo, Director, Llrban Local Bodies, Kashmir, is transferred and posted as Project Director, Sarva Shiksha AbhiyanIRashtriya  Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, vice Mr. Abdul

38. Dr. Bashir Ahmad Lone, KAS, Additional Secretary to the Government, General Administration Department, is transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Home Department.

39 Mr. Nagendra Singh Jamwal, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Home Department.

40. Mr. Narinder Khajuria, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Housing and Urban Development Department.

41. Mr. Suraj Parkash Rukwal, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction.

42. Mr. Mohammad Farooq Dar, KAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, holding additional charge of Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Authority, Doodpathri, is transferred and posted as Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Srinagar, relieving Mr. Akramullah Tak, KAS, Joint Director, Employment, Kashmir of the additional charge of the post.

43. Mr. Abdul Satar, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Health and Medical Education Department.

44. Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Shah, KAS, Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir, is transferred and & I posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, sudsam, vice Mr.  Mohammad Farooq Dar.

45. Mr. Kuldeep Krishan Sidha, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, presently on deputation, on short-term basis, to Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, is posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar. He shall join after the completion of Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2018.

46. Mr. Ghulam Hassan Sheikh, KAS, Secretary, J&K Services Selection Board, is transferred and posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam, vice Mr. Parveez Ahmad Raina.

47. Mr. Ranjeet Singh, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Secretary, J&K Services Selection Board, vice Mr. Ghulam Hassan Sheikh. 48. Mr. Parveez Ahmad Raina, KAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam, is transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, General Administration Department.

49. Mr. Ghulam Jeelani Zargar, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Recoveries), Srinagar, relieving Ms. Ulfat Jabeen, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Stamps), Srinagar of the additional charge of the post.

50. Mr. Arun Kishore Kotwal, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department.

51. Mr. Vir Krishan Dhar, KAS, Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, is transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Relief Organization (Migrants), Jammu, against an available vacancy.

52. Dr. Des Raj Bhagat, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Department.

53. Peer Manzoor Ahmad, KAS, Deputy Secretary to the Government, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, is transferred and posted as Chief Executive Officer, Urban Development Agency, Kashmir, against an available vacancy.

54. Mr. Prem Singh, K4S, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, presently on deputation, on short-term basis, to Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, is posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue,Jammu Municipal Corporation, against an available vacancy. He shall join after completion of Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2018.

55. Mr. Mohammad Shafi Dar, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Custodian Trade Facilitation Centre, Salamabad, Uri, relieving Mr. Baseer-ul-Haq Chaudhary, IAS (JK:2015), Sub Divisional Magistrate, Uri of the additional charge of the post.

56. Mr. Ghulam Nabi Bhat, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Pattan, against an available vacancy.

57. Mr. Mohammad Akbar Bhat, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Deputy Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Kashmir, against an available vacancy.

58. Mr. Anil Salgotra, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu, an available vacancy.

59. Mr. Fareed Ahmad Kohli, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Custodian Trade Facilitation Centre, Chakan-Da-Bagh, against an available vacancy.

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