Finance Deptt orders streamlining of functions for JKAS, JKE&SS

Finance Department on Thursday issued an order for streamlining the allocation of functions for J&K Accounts Service (JKAS) and J&K Economics & Statistics Service (JKE&SS).

As per government order, sanction has been accorded to transfer of cadre control of the Jammu and Kashmir Economics and Statistical (Gazetted) and Jammu and Kashmir Economics and Statistical (Subordinate) Service from Planning, Development and Monitoring Department to the Finance Department.

The allocation of functions between the Finance Department and the Planning, Development and Monitoring Department as recommended by the Committee constituted vide Government Order No. 1469-GAD of 2018 dated September 26, 2018.

It further reads that two divisions of the existing set-up will be retained in the Planning, Development and Monitoring Department and the officers of the Jammu and Kashmir Economics and Statistical (Gazetted/ Subordinate) Services shall be deemed to be on deputation from the Finance Department.

The government further ordered re-structuring of the combined Finance and Planning functions within the Finance Division by the Finance Department in a phased manner and completion of the entire exercise by August 15, 2019.