The J&K Cabinet on Monday strongly condemned killing of three police personnel in militant attacks in Srinagar. Describing the killings as cowardly acts, aimed at derailing the peace and reconciliation process in the State, the Cabinet said that such killings cannot deter the resolve of the Government in moving ahead to bring peace and normalcy to the State, an official spokesman said.
The Cabinet members expressing solidarity with the families of ASI Ghulam Muhammad Bhat R/o Surigam, Lolab; Head Constable Nazir Ahmad Mir R/o Chack Sarmarg, Handwara and Constable Muhammad Siddiq Sheikh R/o Doodi, Machil, Kupwara and assured that Government stands by the families of the slain policemen in this hour of grief and would extend all possible help and assistance to the next of kin.
BUDGET PROPOSAL APPROVED
The Cabinet which met under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti approved the Budget proposal for the year 2016-17, to be presented by Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb A Drabu in the State Legislature on 30 May 2016.
The State Cabinet approved transfer and posting of three IAS and three KAS officers.
Shahid Iqbal Choudhary (IAS), Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary in the Chief Minister's Secretariat. Sushma Chauhan (IAS), awaiting orders of adjustment has been transferred and posted as Director, Tourism, Jammu. Niraj Kumar (IAS), Deputy Commissioner Pulwama has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner Udhampur.
R K Varma (KAS), Director, Tourism Jammu has been transferred and posted as Secretary in the Planning, Development and Monitoring Department.
Zubair Ahmad (KAS), Member, Service Selection Board has been transferred and posted as Director, Information, J&K.
Muneer-ul-Islam (KAS), Director, Information, J&K has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama.