Farooq Lone appointed interim JKPSC chairman

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Jammu: J&K Government on Wednesday appointed Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, IAS (retired) member of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) as its interim chairman with effect from April 24, 2022.

As per GAD order, his appointment as interim chairman has been made by the J&K Lieutenant Governor in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 93 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 and S O 3937 (E) dated October 31, 2019, read with order issued in terms of sub-clause (i) of clause (c) of the proclamation issued by the President dated October 31, 2019 and all other provisions enabling in this behalf.

“...the Lieutenant Governor of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir is pleased to direct that Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, IAS (retired), Member of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, shall perform the duties of the Chairman, as an interim arrangement, till further orders. This notification shall take effect from April 28, 2022,” the order read.

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