The State Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, approved transfer and posting of Zaffar Ahmad Bhat (IAS) Director Information as Secretary, Tourism and Culture vice Atal Dulloo, who is proceeding on Central deputation. Zaffar shall, however, continue to hold the charge of the Director Information J&K till further orders.
Coming from the feeding service of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, some of the other important positions earlier held by Zafar include Regional Manager, Food Corporation of India (FCI), Trade Agent Mumbai, Special Secretary to Governor, Special Secretary to Chief Minister and Director Handicrafts.
In another decision, the Cabinet accorded sanction to the promotion of Muhammad Ishaq Wani, Director Budget, Finance Department and Altaf Hussain Mirza, Director, Accounts and Treasuries, Kashmir to the Super Time Scale of Rs 37,400-67,000 +GP of Rs 10,000. They have now been re-designated as Directors General.
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