Centre merged All India Services of J&K with AGMUT cadre
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 8 Jan 2021, 1:32 pm IST
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Jammu and Kashmir cadre IAS, IPS and IFoS will now be posted in AGMUT cadre and vice-versa.
- President Ram Nath Kovind signed the ordinance since the govt cancelled the winter session of Parliament
The Centre on Thursday merged the Jammu and Kashmir cadre of All India Services Officers– Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS) with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre.
The two cadres merged through an ordinance passed by the Centre. According to the ordinance, IAS, IPS and IFoS serving in Union Territories of Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Lakshadweep, Chandigarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa and Mizoram can now be posted in J&K and Ladakh and officers of the J&K cadre can be posted there too.
President Ram Nath Kovind signed the ordinance since the govt cancelled the winter session of Parliament. The ordinance amended the J&K Reorganistaion Act, 2019 that bifurcated the former state into two Union Territories–J&K, Ladakh.
The official statement issued on Thursday read, “The members of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service and Indian Forest Service for the existing cadre of J&K shall be borne and become part of the Arunachal Pradesh Goa Mizoram Union Territory cadre and all future allocations of All India Services officers for the Union Territory of J&K and the UT of Ladakh shall be made to AGMUT cadres for which necessary modifications may be made in corresponding cadre allocation rules by the Central government.”
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