Niteshwar Kumar to be Principal Secretary to J&K LG Manoj Sinha
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 7 Sep 2020, 3:56 pm IST
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The 1996 batch IAS officer from UP Cadre has been sent on deputation for one year
- J&K LG Manoj Sinha
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet had approved the proposal of DoPT (Department of Personnel & Training) for inter-cadre deputation of Nitishwar Kumar (IAS, 1996 batch) from Uttar Pradesh cadre to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir a period of one year, as per a letter dated September 5.
Soon after this, the General Administration Department issued an order posting Nitishwar Kumar as Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor, replacing Bipul Pathak.
Further, Jammu and Kashmir (1992 batch) cadre IAS officer Bipul Pathak, who was serving as the Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Information Technology Department, through an order issued on behalf of the Lieutenant Governor.
Pathak will, however, continue to hold the additional charge of Principal Secretary to the Government, Science and Technology Department, CEO, Jammu and Kashmir e-Governance Agency, and CEO, Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency as per the order.
The Appointment Committee of Cabinet on Sunday endorsed the Inter Cadre assignment of Nitishwar Kumar, IAS from Uttar Pradesh to Union Territory of J&K for one year.
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