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SAC to meet tomorrow, reshuffle on cards

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Srinagar, Nov 12: State Administrative Council (SAC) is likely to meeting on Wednesday November 14 at Civil Secretariat Jammu to take a call on a proposal for compensation for orchardists hit by recent snowing in Kashmir valley and several other proposals for the transfers of the administrative secretaries and the middle rungs of the civil administration.

Top sources while disclosing this to Kashmir News Service revealed that proposals for the transfers of Administrative Secretaries after the recent reshuffle in the portfolios of Advisors and appointment of the fourth Advisor are on cards as most of the portfolios have been redistributed among the Advisors.


Sources said that administrative secretaries of several key departments, the portfolios of which were changed in the recent reshuffle are likely to be changed and proposals for the transfers of the directors of some key departments are also likely be taken up for consideration by the State Administrative Council.

It may be mentioned here that portfolios of finance, Power Development, Industries & Commerce, PHE and I&FC, Public Works (R&B) departments were recently allocated to newly appointed Advisor K K Sharma and the key portfolios of Agriculture & Horticulture were allotted to another Advisor B B Vyas.

Sources said a proposal for cash relief to orchardists recently hit by heavy snowing in Kashmir is likely to be taken up for consideration by the State Administrative Council meeting under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik as the government has already declared heavy snowfall of November 3/4 as a natural calamity.