Transfers and Postings of JKAS Officers in Jammu & Kashmir Government
Srinagar, 31 Dec(KB): The Jammu and Kashmir government today ordered wideranging transfers and postings of various administrative officers across the state.
As per Government Order No.1695-JK(GAD) issued by the General Administration Department, several IAS and JKAS officers have been transferred to new positions in an administrative reshuffle.
Mr. Owais Mushtaq, JKAS, who was serving as Assistant Commissioner Panchayat in Pulwama district, has now been transferred and appointed as Project Officer, Wage Employment (ACD) in Kupwara district against an available vacancy.
Mr. Mohammad Ashraf, JKAS, who held the position of General Manager, District Industries Centre (DIC) Kishtwar, will now take over as the new Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Marwah against an existing vacancy. He will also hold additional charge as Sub-Registrar, Marwah and will continue to hold the post of GM, DIC Kishtwar.
Mr. Nagesh Singh, JKAS, who was awaiting posting, has now been appointed as the new Deputy District Election Officer in Kathua district. He will replace Mr. Hamidullah Mir, JKAS, who was the previous Deputy DEO Kathua and has now been transferred as the new Deputy DEO Kupwara.
In Udhampur district, Mr. Salam Din, JKAS, the current District Mineral Officer, will now also hold additional charge as Collector, Land Acquisition (Defence) in addition to his other duties.
The government order stated that the transfers were made in the interests of effective administrative functioning and providing governance at the grassroots level (Kashmir Bulletin)