Srinagar: Chief Secretary, Commissioner Secretary GAD and other senior IAS and JKAS officers of Jammu and Kashmir deeply condoled the sad and untimely demise of R.K. Jerath, former Vigilance Commissioner J&K and a senior officer of Indian Administrative Services (IAS).
R. K Jerath, an IAS officer of 1980 batch, who served as Vigilance Commissioner J&K, Commissioner Secretary GAD, Financial Commissioner Revenue, Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, Social Welfare besides holding other important positions, breathed his last today at Narayana hospital.
A.K.Mehta in his condolence message said that today the Union Territory has lost a great human being and an outstanding officer. He was an honest officer who was always dedicated towards his work.
Condoling the death of Jerath, M.K. Dwivedi, Commissioner Secretary GAD described him as a mentor and guide to J&K cadre officers. He will be remembered as hardworking officer with humane face.
While remembering the services of Jerath, IAS officers association paid condolences to the bereaved family members of Jerath and stated that his untimely death is an irreparable loss to the entire fraternity.