Connect with us


Govt asks officers above Under Secretary rank to attend main functions in twin JK capitals | KNO



kno news

Srinagar, Aug 13 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday directed all the officers who are above the rank of Under Secretaries to attend the main I-Day functions on August 15 at the twin capitals of the Union Territory. A circular issued by the Additional Secretary to the Government under number 19-GAD of 2020, dated 13-08-2020, reads that “Independence Day is an important national event celebrated on 15 August each year. It is the duty of every government servant to attend the function which commemorates an important turning point in the history of our Nation.” “All the officers above the rank of Under Secretaries in the Union territory stationed at Srinagar/Jammu are therefore enjoined upon to attend the main function of the Independence Day Celebration, 2020 at the Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonawar, Srinagar/parade Ground, Jammu respectively, as part of their official duty. Any absence will be with prior permission of their immediate superior,” the circular, a copy of which lies with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) further added. “All the Administrative Secretaries, Heads of the Departments, Managing Directors/Chief Executives of the Public Sector Undertakings are requested to ensure that all officers/officials working under their administrative control, and stationed at Srinagar/Jammu, attend the function at their respective places,” it added “Further, the Managing Director, J&K Road Transport Corporation Limited and the Managing Director, J&K Tourism Development Corporation Limited shall ensure that the buses/canter vehicles of their Corporations deployed for transportation of the employees of moving departments at Srinagar report at their allocated Government colonies/hotels/Security zones etc at7:30 a.m. on 15th August, 2020 and facilitate to-and-fro movement of employees for attending the Independence Day function at Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonwar Srinagar,” it added—(KNO)

Copyright © 2020