SAC approves creation of 8531 Non-Gazetted posts in Police Department
Approves inclusion of 88 new services under J&K PSGA, transfers, postings in Forest Department
SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 4: In a significant decision aimed at enhancing the existing promotional avenues of the Non-Gazetted Cadres of the Police Department and address their stagnation, the State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the creation of 8531 Non-Gazetted Posts in the Police Department in a phased manner, over a period of 3 years (2018-19 onwards) with the corresponding reduction of 8531 posts of Constables.
Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary to the Governor Umang Narula were present at the meeting.
An official communiqué issued today said that 2847 Posts have been approved for creation in the financial year 2018-19. The posts are 122 posts of Inspectors, 830 posts of Sub Inspectors, 838 posts of Assistant Sub Inspectors and 1057 posts of Head Constables.
2842 posts have been approved for creation in the financial year 2019-20. The posts are 120 posts of Inspectors, 829 posts of Sub Inspectors, 836 posts of Assistant Sub Inspectors and 1057 posts of Head Constables.
2842 posts have been approved for creation in the financial year 2020-21. The posts are 120 posts of Inspectors, 829 posts of Sub Inspectors, 836 posts of Assistant Sub Inspectors and 1057 posts of Head Constables.
The Home Department shall notify inter-se distribution of these posts, amongst various Wings, in consultation with the Police Headquarters (PHQ). The Home shall also notify appropriate instructions in tune with the recommendation of the Committee constituted for the purpose, said the communiqué.
The decision taken by the SAC will help address the stagnation at various levels in the Non-Gazetted Cadres of the Police Department, improve their promotion prospects significantly besides boosting their morale for more efficient and effective service delivery, added the communiqué.
The SAC also approved the inclusion of 88 new services under the Jammu & Kashmir Public Services Guarantee Act (J&K PSGA).
The services brought under the ambit of J&K PSGA are 03 in Tourism Department, 13 in Industries & Commerce Department, 12 in Handicrafts Department , 04 in Geology & Mining Department, 27 in Labour & Employment Department, 02 in Forest, 01 in State Pollution Control Board, 02 in Fire & Emergency Services, 01 in PW(R&B) Department, 04 in Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department, 01 in Finance Department, 04 in Agriculture Production Department, 01 in Revenue Department, 03 in J&K Employees Provident Fund Organization and 10 in Housing & Urban Development Department.
After enactment of the PSGA, 95 services had been notified as public services till date. With the inclusion of these new 88 services, the number of public services brought under the ambit of PSGA has reached 183.
The decision is a step forward in providing timely and hassle-free delivery of services to the citizens across various departments/agencies within a stipulated time frame. Most of the services are to be provided online which shall expedite the delivery of these services.
SAC also approved the following transfers and postings in the Forest, Ecology & Environment Department.
Ravi Kumar Kesar, IFS presently PCCF-HoFF /Chief Wildlife Warden, J&K has been transferred and posted as Chairman, J&K State Pollution Control Board (SPCB). The post of Chairman, J&K SPCB is declared equivalent in status and rank to that of PCCF (HoFF), till it is held by Ravi Kumar Kesar. The charge of Chief Wildlife Warden, J&K shall be held by Suresh Chug, IFS in addition to his own duties.
Sidhartha Kumar, IFS, Chairman, J&K State Pollution Control Board has been transferred and posted as Director Ecology, Environment & Remote Sensing, J&K.
O P Sharma, IFS Director Ecology, Environment & Remote Sensing, J&K has be transferred and posted as Director State Forest Research Institute, J&K.
Narendra Pratap Singh, Director SFRI with additional charge of APCCF Planning / Projects has been transferred and posted as Project Chief IWDP-Hills, J&K relieving S. K. Gupta, IFS, Director (Social Forestry), J&K of the additional charge.
Vasu Yadav, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests (Central) has been posted as Managing Director, J&K State Forest Corporation against available vacancy relieving Suresh Chug, IFS of the additional charge.
G. Hajam, IFS has been posted as Chief Conservator of Forests (Central) vice Sh. Vasu Yadav. A. G. Hajam will continue to hold the charge of Chief Conservator of Forests Vigilance/FCA till further orders.
Ramesh Kumar, IFS, Special Secretary (Technical) has been transferred and posted as CCF Planning & Projects. He shall continue to work as Special Secretary (Technical) with the Administrative Department till further orders.