Bipul Pathak posted as Principal Secretary Information Technology Department
Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Sep 6: Jammu and Kashmir administration has posted Nitishwar Kumar, IAS (UP:1996) as the Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha.
An official order issued this evening stated that consequent upon the inter-cadre deputation of Nitishwar Kumar, IAS, from Uttar Pradesh to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and in the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect:-. Bipul Pathak, IAS (JK:1992), Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor, holding additional charge of Administrative Secretary, Science & Technology, Information Technology Departments, CEO, JaKeGA and CEO, JAKEDA, is transferred and posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Information Technology Department. He shall continue to hold the charge of Principal Secretary to the Government, Science and Technology Department, CEO, JaKeGA and CEO, JAKEDA, in addition to his own duties, till further orders.
Earlier the Government of India had approved inter—cadre deputation of UP Kumar to Jammu and Kashmir for a period of one year.
Official sources told KNO that Kumar, an IAS officer of 1996 batch, has worked as private secretary to LG Manoj Sinha when he was Union Minister in BJP-led Central Government.