Government abolishes DDBs

Jammu and Kashmir government Friday abolished District Development Boards and ordered the establishment of District Planning and Development Boards in their place.

“As per decision in State Administrative Council, sanction has been accorded to the abolition of the District Development Boards in all the districts and constitution of Block Development Councils and District Planning and Development Boards in all the blocks and districts respectively, as per the provisions of J&K Panchayati Raj Act, l989, as amended from time to time,” an order said.