Ethics Committee calls on Speaker

Discusses observation, recommendations, directions given by Committee

Jammu, Mar 16: The Ethics Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly under the Chairmanship of MLA, Abdul Rahim Rather today called on Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta to discuss the working of the Committee.
Legislator, Syed Mohammad Baqir Rizvi, Asgar Ali Karbalai, Raja Manzoor Ahmed and Neelam Kumar Langeh also accompanied the Chairman as the members of the Ethics Committee.
Threadbare discussions were held on the observations, recommendations and directions made by the Ethic Committee in its 2nd report of 12th Legislative Assembly for the years of 2016-17 and 2017-18 which has already been submitted in the house in last budget session.
The Chairman and members of the Committee also highlighted the other issues regarding the working of the Committee besides steps has been taken to make the Committee more viable and result oriented.
The Committee also highlighted the issues of the legislators being faced by them during the field visits and developmental activities of the legislators in their respective areas besides issues related to providing proper security, wireless operators, accommodations and squad vehicles as per protocol given to them.
The Speaker also read the report of the Committee and appreciated Chairman and the members of the Committee for the efforts taken by them to prepare a report of the Committee.
The Committee also appreciated the Speaker to conduct smooth budget session 2018-19 and seeks directions to the concerned authorities to take necessary steps to implement the observations, recommendations and directions of the committee in letter and spirit.
Secretary Assembly, M R Singh, Deputy Secretary, Abdul Qayoom Mir and senior officers of Assembly Secretariat were also present in the meeting.