Over 12,000 employees opt for Ladakh

Asked to verify details by Sep 6
Over 12,000 employees opt for Ladakh
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Jammu: The J&K government has asked over 12,000 employees, who have opted to serve in Ladakh to verify their details and submit their representations in case of any variation, grievance, change and alteration required to be effected by 6 September 2021.

As per the GAD notification, all such employees can submit their representation duly endorsed by their controlling officers to their respective Administrative Department within five days of issuance of notification. The notification was issued on 2nd September 2021. Of the 12,092 employees, only 467 employees are domiciles of Ladakh.

Among others included 4712 employees of School Education Department, 1995 of Home Department and 1763 of Health and Medical Education Department, 67 employees of Agriculture Production Department, 944 of Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, seven of Election Department, 22 of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, 202 of Finance Department, two of Floriculture Department, 81 of Forest Department, 46 of GAD, one of Horticulture, 127 of Housing and Urban Development Department, 45 of Industries and Commerce, 41 of Information Department, 18 of Labour and Employment Department, six of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, 684 of PDD, 163 of RDD, four of Social Welfare Department, three of Tourism, 12 of Transport, 273 of Youth Services and Sports Department, 41 of Skill Development, five of ARI and Training, 41 of Culture Department, six of Revenue, 212 of Public Works Department, eight of Mining Department, four of Hospitality and Protocol, 99 of Cooperative Department, five of Higher Education and 453 of Jal Shakti Department opted to serve in Ladakh.

The notification mentioned that pursuant to statutory obligation contained under Section 89(2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, options with regard to allocation of Ladakh were sought from all employees of the erstwhile state of J&K.

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