Finance Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari today said that financial reforms in the state has been introduced for better management and fiscal discipline in the system.
The minister, according to an official spokesperson, was speaking during a function held to accord send off to 25 superannuating employees of the finance department.
The superannuating employees included three director generals and five directors, the spokesperson said.
While appreciating the work of these ex-employees, Bukhari said the government would need their guidance and advice.
"The department will miss your experience and expertise, but I appeal you to be accessible whenever and wherever the government needs your advice and guidance in bringing out reforms and enforcing fiscal discipline in the system," Bukhari said.
Expressing optimism over the success of reforms introduced for better financial management by the government, the Finance Minister said that their contribution towards this daunting task will be remembered for a long time to come.
The Minister wished the officers a happy and prosperous post retirement life and hoped that they would continue to serve the society with a new zeal and enthusiasm.
The officers leaving the department are director generals Pushpa Devi, Mohammad Ishaq Wani, Altaf Hussain Mirza, directors Zahoor Ahmed Bhat, Shagufta Qazi, Ghulam Hassan Khan, Kuldeep Singh Jamwal, Ravinder Singh( retried as DSEJ) Vijay Kumar Tak (FA) Chief Accounts Officers, Rashpal Singh, Abdul Rashid Khan, Yashpal Kujaria, Altafa Akther, Gul Mohammad Malik, Sanaullah Ahangar, Mohammad Ayoub Kutchey (Dy Dir ), Ram Ratan Sharma, Accounts Officers, Abdul Aziz Bhat, Vinod Kumar, Abdul Hamid Khan, Anoop Kumar Padha, Mohammad Amin Bhat, Hakim Fida Hussain, Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Dar and Manzoor Ahmed Dar.