Khursheed A Ganai sworn in as J&K’s CIC


Retired IAS officer Khursheed A Ganai was today administered oath of office as the Chief Information Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir by Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan here today. The oath taking ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta among other officers of the state government. Ganai was appointed as the state's CIC on February 27. The Jammu and Kashmir State Information Commission had been non-functional since November, 2016 when the lone Information Commissioner Nazir Ahmed completed his term. Out of two Information Commissioners and one CIC, S K Sharma completed

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Announcement about 7th Pay Commission confusing: Qayoom Wani
January 13, 2017

Employees’ Joint Action Committee (EJAC) president Abdul Qayoom Wani today welcomed the government decision regarding regularization of temporary employees but in the same breath he termed the announcement regarding the implementation of 7th pay commission as ‘confusing without deciding about arrears from January 2016 to 2018’. Addressing a

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J-K DGP Orders 160 Promotions In Telecom, Ministerial, Executive Police
January 10, 2017

Director General of Police, (DGP), Dr S.P Vaid on Monday announced 160 promotions in telecommunication and ministerial executive cadre in Jammu and Kashmir Police. Among the promoted officials are 24 Sub-Inspectors to the rank of Inspector, 29 Assistant Sub-Inspectors to the rank of Sub-Inspector and 107 Head Constables to Assistant-Sub

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Clerical Staff Association urges CM for removal of pay anomalies
January 8, 2017

JAMMU - Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh All Department Clerical Staff Association has appealed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Finance Minister  H A Drabu for their personal intervention to do justice with  the cadre by removing their pay anomaly. The appeal was made during a meeting of the Association, held here today under the chairmanship of 

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Govt employees stage protest, observe strike
January 4, 2017

JAMMU,  The Government employees from various departments and Public Sector Undertakings and pensioners besides daily rated and casual workers held strong protest rally  and dharna outside the office of Divisional Commissioner at Railway Road here today. As a part of their two days’ strike programme on January 3 and 4 under the banner of

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Clerical cadre observes complete pen down strike
December 10, 2016

JAMMU, Dec 9: A complete pen down strike was observed in all the Government offices, Public Sector Units and semi-Government offices across Jammu division, Leh and Kargil districts to protest against the State Government for failing to implementing its agreement of removing pay anomalies of the clerical cadre. In Jammu the strike was led by Babu

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Implement 7th Pay Commission in favour of employees, pensioners: NMC
October 24, 2016

JAMMU: National Mazd-oor Conference (NMC) urged upon Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti to take up the issue of implementation of Seventh Pay Commission in favour of employees and pensioners in Jammu and Kashmir. President NMC, Subash Shastri appealed to the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti to regularise the services of 61,000 daily rated

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