Madhav, Shailendra, Shaheen, Hina, Ramesh meet Lt Governor

Ram Madhav, National General Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party; Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Vice Chairperson, KVIB and members of the KAS Officers’ Assn interacting with Lt. Governor, Girish Chander Murmu in Jammu on Friday

KAS Officers’ Assn submits memorandum of demands to LG
JAMMU: Ram Madhav, National General Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), met Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Madhav discussed with the Lt Governor about various issues pertaining to equitable development and maintaining peace and normalcy in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He also shared his views about the prevailing scenario in Jammu and Kashmir. Sunil Kumar Sharma, former Minister was also present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, Shailendra Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir, called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today. Kumar briefed the Lt Governor about the various initiatives taken for educating voters to exercise their franchise and other ongoing activities of the Election Commission in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, G.M. Shaheen, President, J&K Unit of Janata Dal United (JDU), called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today. Shaheen shared with the Lt Governor his views about the prevailing scenario in Jammu and Kashmir and apprised him about the various issues of public importance pertaining to development of tourism sector, strengthening the road connectivity and employment generation besides other developmental issues at grass root level.
Meanwhile, Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Vice Chairperson, Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu here at the Raj Bhavan and briefed the Lt Governor about the functioning of the KVIB in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Lt Governor and Dr Bhat discussed various important issues pertaining to the capacity building of artisans, promotion and implementation of programmes for the development and operation of Khadi and other village industries in the rural areas of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Ramesh Kumar, who recently took over the charge of Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu here at the Raj Bhavan today and briefed him about the to-date progress of the Board’s various ongoing projects in Katra and the Shrine area.
The CEO apprised the Lt Governor about the recent arrangements being put in place to augment the existing facilities for the pilgrims and the service providers. He informed the Lt Governor that around 77.50 lakh Yatris had performed darshan of the Holy Cave as on date and the Shrine Board was all geared up for the upcoming Yatra season.
The Lt Governor directed the CEO to provide best langar facilities and usage of environment friendly material in Bhojnalayas.
Meanwhile, a delegation of the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service Officer’s (KAS) Association called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
The delegation led by its President Tassaduq Hussain Mir and comprising the other members of the association Anil Sharma, P.A Raina, Waseem Raja, Narinder Khajuria and Ikramullah Tak apprised the Lt Governor about various issues related to the KAS cadre and sought the early resolution of seniority dispute of 1999 batch which has hampered the career progression of KAS Officers of other batches all along the seniority list.
The delegation also submitted a memorandum of demands pertaining to induction into IAS and continuation of 50:50 quota in IAS induction, release of Non-Functional Grades (NFS), placement of Officers of 2001,2004 batch in the selection grade/special scale of KAS and equivalent level posts.