Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has constituted a committee to review powers of Divisional commissioners and District Development Commissioners in the Union Territory for better governance.
The Commissioner Secretary General Administration Department has been appointed as chairman of the committee. while as Commissioner Secretary, Transport Department, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Commissioner Secretary Food , Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Secretary Information Technology Department, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Secretary of Department of Law , Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, representative of Principal Secretary of Revenue Department will be its members.
An order a copy reads: “Sanction is hereby accorded to constitution of a Committee to review the powers of Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners viz – a – viz district staffing of various departments for effective governance in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
“To review the existing administrative powers of Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners in respect of staff of various departments posted in districts , including Revenue , Rural Development , PW ( R & B ) Jal Shakti , Health , Social Welfare Departments , To recommend modifications in the powers for further strengthening the role of Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners for providing better governance. “The Committee shall serviced by the General Administration Department and shall submit its report by April 16, 2021”, the order added.