x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Malaria cases fell by 24% between 2016 and 2017 in India: WHO | Hurriyat (G) leader shot dead by unknown gunmen in Anantnag | To battle Delhi pollution, artificial rainfall being considered through cloud seeding | Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector | Four terrorists killed, para commando martyred in Shopian encounter | Majority of dailies starve as only 3 'influential' get lion's share; Aggrieved seek Raj Bhawan's intervention | Jammu leaders accept 'humiliation', Ladakhis their self-respect | HOD at University of Kashmir breaks all records, sets up his own school | Trade of substandard drug trade continues unabated in JK | Civilian slaughter by militants put Shopian police under scanner again | Separatists' silence on Shopian executions reveals their true face | H&ME Deptt appoints Dr Manoj as MS of SMGS Hospital | Taking Kashmir to UN, treating Pak stooges like VIPs big mistakes | Employees of MC Katra harass street hawkers | `State Govt dodging PMO on Ring Road' | Chief Secretary reviews implementation of SBM (Urban) | Govt initiates process for preparing budget 2019-20 | Digitization of land records to improve record maintenance system: Vyas | NHPC's Jammu office gets Rajbhasha award | NPP demands equal treatment for farmers, orchardists in J&K | NGO organizes motivational lecture at SRML HSS | IGNOU celebrates 33rd foundation day | World toilet day awareness program organized | Young Panthers' campaign for Yuva Sena continuous | Apollo hospitals performed 3200 liver transplants | Exterminators of Capabilities | CJ administers oath to Justice Bindal | Unprecedent initiaves taken by Narendra Modi | Guru Nanak Dev - A Great Saint And Social Reformer | Chairman SHRC inaugurates UGC Course on Human Rights at JU | Resurfacing of Al Badar calls for upgrading security grid | ICccR & HRM organized MBA Students' visit to Securities Exchange Board of India | Family seeks donation for ailing patient | JKFFA pays tributes to Rani Lakshmibai, Indira Gandhi | GCW Udhampur releases Annual College Newsletter | NGO distributes stationery among children | Sat provides funds for development works at Ward 18 | Jhansi Ki Rani Laxmibai Jayanti celebrated on her 183th birth Anniversary | Childline Se Dosti week held | Magotra Biradari Annual Mail to be held on Nov 22 | Jamwal Pandit Birdari congregation on Nov 20 | Power shut down | FLC organises digital financial literacy camp | Madhav of SMVD Gurukul secures 1st position in university | Dance sports council J&K conducts audition | Investiture ceremony held at MHAC School, Nagbani | Sakshi of Jammu crowned Miss India Continent 2018 | Khelo India Competitions Conclude | JKA organizes District Kickboxing Championship | Jammu Sanskriti School brings laurels to School | Music concert organized at Sainik School | PHMS celebrates Annual Day | Inter Division State Level Competitions inaugurated | Without electricity, water Keri village left to fend on its own | Infant dies of alleged negligence at DH Kathua | Mount Litera Zee School participate DSSL quiz competition | DPS Jammu students participates in "Rangsutra-2018" | Services of CPW, class IV to protect school buildings | Vishal Cricket Club, Road Safety XI enters in quarter-final | BSF organizes Golf tournament | BJP cadre unhappy over high command's decision over Udhampur MC | BJP candidates elects president, Vice president for Udhampur MC | Teachers' attachments dent to education system | Kashmir's vital sector fights for cold storage, promotion | Another youth abducted by suspected militants | Those uploading 'execution videos' on social media to be nailed | BSF officer martyred, three injured in blast at border outpost | "Congress Mukt Bharat" just a slogan for BJP: Raj Kumar | PHE ITI trained, CP workers hold protest | 329818 electors will be voting for Sarpanch seats, 207796 for Panch constituencies: CEO | Advisor Kumar, CS reviews progress of flagship projects in Health sector | Forest deptt retrieves 20 Kanals of land during anti-encroachment drive | Fraudster booked for offering fake appointment order, visa to job seeker | Trees pose threat on Jammu-Poonch highway | Border people seek compensation for bunkers constructed on agricultural land | Suleman repatriated to Home Department | HC posted at DGP's residence sustain bullet injury | High Court displeased over non implementation of Court directions | 637 samples found substandard in J&K from Apr-Oct, HC told | Merger of Planning & Monitoring Deptt into Finance | CB arrests renowned businessmen brothers of Jammu for cheating | JKNPP protests, seeks dissolution of J&K Assembly | Dr Nirmal Singh inaugurates National Seminar | BBIA organizes seminar on Niryat Bandhu for MSME Outreach | 549th Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev ji to be celebrated on November 23 | Candidate files nomination papers for Sarpanch | J&K Police warn action against uploading of execution videos | Parihar brothers killings being hushed up by top Civil, Police administration: Bhandari | Train traffic resumes in Jammu after suspension due to Punjab farmers' agitation | Bovine smuggler detained under PSA | Mughal road reopens for traffic after week-long closure due to snowfall | Candidate files nomination | Two absconders arrested | Former Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khanday passes away | Congress pays tributes to Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary | ESRM stages nukkad "Nasha Ek Abhishap" | Abhijit Kale selects J&K Cricketers | Army conducts cricket tournament at Budhal | Back Issues  
 
news details
On day of cabinet revamp, babus sense countdown
2/18/2017 12:01:40 AM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Feb 17: On a day when a major revamp in cabinet portfolios was witnessed in the state, senior bureaucrats associated with the departments which have got new ministers, sensed countdown and were busy packing the things and holding marathon meetings.
With Naeem Akhtar bidding adieu to the Education Ministry, the Commissioner Secretary Education, Asgar Hassan Samoon, held three back to back meetings. He visited Government Degree College Samba to review its functioning including status of infrastructure and developmental projects underway. Samoon also reviewed status of various works taken up under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan by J&K universities.
Also, Samoon reviewed the functioning of regional centre of IIMC. The meeting was aattended by Director General IIMC, K G Suresh, Advisor Constructions, IIMC MI&B, R N Roy, Deputy Registrar, IIMC MI&B, PVK Roy and Special Officer IIMC Jammu, M Khajuria. The meeting was informed that MoU for establishment of permanent campus of regional centre of IIMC, Jammu has been signed between the Higher Education Department and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.
This wasn't enough for Samoon. On Friday again, he convened a meeting to promote awareness on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in various colleges of Jammu region. As per the press release issued by the Department of Information, Dr Samoon discussed the status of 17 SDGs in detail with 17 selecte
Babus horrified
Bureaucrats of senior ranks were taken aback, wondering about their fate as the portfolios of four ministers were changed in one go by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Principals of Jammu region. During the meet, Samoon advised the College Principals for opening of Peace Clubs and Gandhi Centres in respective colleges.
Same was the case with other departments wherein babus of senior ranks were taken aback, wondering about their fate as the portfolios of at least four ministers were changed in one go by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Sources within the administration told Early Times that the offices of these ministers witnessed chaotic scenes with Commissioner Secretaries of the respective ministries were busy holding meetings and signing the pending files.
"It was as if the babus of the four ministries had a day out on Friday. They were on toes and have sensed that it is likely that they have to bid adieu to their departments soon," says a source privy to the development.
Pertinently, Mehbooba Mufti on Friday assigned the charge of various departments to the ministers in pursuance of Rule-5 of the Jammu and Kashmir Government Business rules. Abdul Rehman Veeri was assigned the charge of Ministry of Revenue, Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Parliamentary Affairs while Syed Basharat Bukhari has been assigned the charge of Horticulture Department. Naeem Akhtar has been assigned the charge of Public Works Department and Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has been allotted the charge of Education Department. The charge of the Department of Culture shall no longer remain with Haseeb Drabu as it has been retained by the Chief Minister.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU