Govt appoints first appellate authority, PIOs in PHE

Jammu and Kashmir government ordered appointment of the first appellate authority and the public information officers in the PHE I&FC department.

As per the order, Majik K Drabu, special secretary to PHE I&FC department has been appointed as the first appellant authority of the department in terms of section (16) of the Jammu and Kashmir Right to information Act, 2009.

Naresh Kumar, deputy secretary to government, PHE and I&FC department has been appointed as public information officer of the department under J&K RTI Act, 2009.

MuzamilMaqbool, deputy secretary to government, PHE I&FC department has been nominated as Nodal Officer for J&K government grievance cell and departmental website portal in addition to his own duties.

As per the order, he shall also act as Nodal Officer to all other grievances received from advisor(s)/other authorities.

Besides, the following officers have been appointed as assistant PIOs under the RTI Act.  Mohammad Amin Shah,  Under   Secretary   to   Govt.,   is PIO   as   per   RTI   Act of Gazetted/HRM  Sections of the Department in addition to his own duties.

Mohammed Iqbal Choudhary, Assistant Director(P&S) has been nominated as Assistant PIO as per RTI Act, 2009 of Planning/Accounts Sections of the Department in addition to his own duties.

Firdous Ahmed Parray, PLO is nominated   as Assistant PIO as per RTI Act, 2009    of Legal     Section of the Department in addition to his own duties.

Arifa Ashraf, Under Secretary to Govt., has been nominated    as Assistant PIO as per RTI Act, 2009   of Non-Gazetted Section of the Department in addition to his own duties.