Governor reallocates Departments to Advisors

GJ Report
Srinagar, Nov 9: The Governor Satya Pal Malik today reallocated the Departments to Advisors B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Kewal Krishan Sharma.
As per a notification issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) here this evening, the Planning, Development & Monitoring, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Ladakh Affairs, Elec-tion, Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, Revenue, Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Tribal Affairs, ARI & Trainings, Agriculture Production and Horticulture have been allocated to Advisor B B Vyas.
The Departments of Home, Forests, Ecology & Environment, Health & Medical Education, Youth, Services & Sports, Hospit-ality & Protocol, Civil Aviation, Estates, Informa-tion, Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs Departments have been allocated to the Advisor K Vijay Kumar.
Whereas, School Educa-tion, Higher Education, Transport, Haj & Auqaf, Technical Education, Flor-iculture, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperatives, Tourism, Culture, Social WelfareLabour & Employ-ment and have been allotted to Advisor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai.
The Departments of Public Works (R&B), PHE & IFC, PDD, Finance, Housing & Urban Development, Information Technology, Industries & Commerce and Science & Technology have been allocated to AdvisorSharma.
However, as per the order, the papers related to GAD shall be submitted by Chief Secretary directly to the Governor.
“In pursuance of Section-2 of the Jammu and Kashmir Delegation of Powers Act, 2018 (Governor’s Act No. 1 of 2018), and in partial modification of SRO-282 dated 23 June 2018, and read with Notification SRO-293 dated 2nd July 2018, the Governor is pleased to direct that the powers exercisable by a Minister shall be exercised by the Advisors to the Governor in respect of the Departments allocated to them,” the order said.