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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.
d 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.
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