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Jammu, April 09:

In a move to make governance more effective , the  Jammu and Kashmir Government has  constituted a panel to review the existing  powers of Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners vis-à-vis district staffing of various departments for effective governance in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, this order was issued by the Secretary General Administration Manoj Kumar Dwivedi .

The order said that the Secretary General Administration will be the chairman of  the panel and it will be submitting its report by April 16 , 2021.

Among others , divisional commissioners of  Kashmir an Jammu will be members of the high-level panel, said the order that was issued on Thursday.

The terms of reference read : “ To review the existing administrative powers of Divisional Commissioners and  Deputy Commissioners  in respect of staff of various departments posted in districts , including Revenue , Rural Development , Public Works ( Roads and Bridges), Health, Social Welfare departments .

The panel will also recommend “ modifications in the powers for further strengthening the role of Divisional Commissioners/Deputy Commissioners for providing better governance. “

The Committee shall serviced by the General Administration Department and shall submit its report by 16~ of April, 2021.