Srinagar, May 14 (GNS): Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday accorded sanction to the constitution of a committee in order to accelerate recruitment to government vacancies and to ensure certain principles of transparency in the staffing process.
The four member committee would be headed Navin K. Choudhary (IAS), Chairman and Nodal Officer Principal Secretary to Government, Agriculture and Horticulture Department.
Its members include Saurabh Bhagat (IAS), Commissioner Secretary Labour & Employment Department, Farooq Ahmad Lone (IAS), Secretary GAD and Achal Sethi Secretary Department of Law, Justice & PA.
The committee has been tasked to identify the vacancies for being filled up on immediate basis with priority to Class-IV vacancies, finalizing the procedure to be followed for recruitment so that the principles of transparency and inclusiveness are maintained and the process of recruitment is concluded speedily.
It asked been also asked to ensure that necessary sanctions or approvals are obtained (wherever required) for enabling Services Selection Board to commence the process of recruitment immediately.
Lastly, it has been tasked to remove hitches in the recruitment process, if any, as per the order, a copy of which lies with global news agency.
“ The Chairman/Nodal Officer shall be responsible for the tasks assigned to the Committee and he shall be assisted by other officers of the Committee.”
The Committee has been asked to meet frequently, if necessary on daily basis, and interact with Administrative Secretaries to ensure that the indent(s) for recruitment(s) is forwarded to Service Selection Board by May 22
“The Committee will continue to monitor the process till the recruitment process is completed,” the order added. (GNS)