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    Jammu KashmirJAMMU KASHMIR CABINET DECISIONS

    JAMMU KASHMIR CABINET DECISIONS

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    JK to have separate Disaster Management, Relief,Rehabilitation deptt

    , DECEMBER 09: The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti accorded sanction to the creation of an independent and separate department of ‘Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction' (DMRRR).

    Till date the of Relief and Rehabilitation department was assigned to the Revenue department. However, based on the experiences of earthquake of 2005 and the devastating floods of September-2014, it was felt appropriate to have a separate department for Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, considering the importance of timely , adequate and focused response to natural disasters.

    Mandate of S&T enhanced to take up small HEPs upto 10MW

    JAMMU, DECEMBER 09: The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti approved the recommendation of the Empowered Committee to enhance the mandate of the Science & department to take up small Hydel Projects upto 10MW Capacity through the PPP mode.

    The Cabinet directed that PDD and the S&T departments shall suitably amend the current Hydro Development Policies being implemented by JAKEDA & JKSPDC to make the Policies investor friendly for attracting private investments in the development of the hydro sector in the state.

    Cabinet nods Codal provision for sanctioning of Mobilization Advance

    JAMMU, DECEMBER 09: To prevent misuse of government funds and loss to the state exchequer, the Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti accorded sanction to the proposal of the department to put in place Codal provisions for sanctioning Mobilization Advance in respect of government works.

    The step aims to plug loop holes on Mobilization Advance given to contractors and ensure its proper utilization.

    Under these Codal provisions, unless a particular scheme of the State or the Centre Government provides for grant of mobilization, no such advance is to be granted to the contractor. Mobilization Advance shall not exceed 10% of the tendered value and restricted to works costing Rs 2 Cr or more. Recovery of Mobilization Advance shall be time based and not linked with progress of work. Mobilization Advance shall be released in two or more installments against Bank Guarantee from a Nationalized Bank.

    5 posts of Secys sanctioned for High Court, 172 Data Entry Operators in RDD

    JAMMU, DECEMBER 09: The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti accorded sanction to the creation of five (5) posts of Secretaries in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Out of the 5 posts created, two posts are of Secretaries in the Selection Grade of Rs 12,000-16500 (pre-revised) and three posts in the Special Scale of Rs 14300-18300 (pre-revised).            The Cabinet accorded sanction to the creation of 172 posts of Data Entry Operators in the pay band of Rs.5200-20200 + GP of 1900, by corresponding reduction of 172 positions of CIC Operators, who have been engaged up to the cut of date i.e. 28th April, 2010 and to whom the provisions of J&K, Civil Services (Special Provisions), Act, 2010 apply.

     

     

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