|Govt winds up SHRC, SIC, SCDRC, SERC, SCPWCR, SCPwD, SAC|
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Oct 23: Government today ordered the winding up of Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), State Information Commission (SIC), State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC), State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC), State Commission for Protection of Women & Child Rights (SCPWCR), State Commission for Persons with Disabilities (SCPwD) and State Accountability Commission (SAC)with effect from October 31, 2019.
The orders issued here by General Administration Department (GAD) said that consequent upon repeal of the Acts related to these Commissions by the J&K Reorganization Act, 2019, sanction is hereby accorded to the winding up of these Commissions, with effect from October 31, 2019 that is the appointed date for the formation of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and Union Territory of Ladakh.
The orders said that the Chairpersons/President and Members of Commissions shall cease to hold office from the said date, adding that all the staff posted in the Commissions drawn from various departments shall report to the concerned administrative departments from October 30, 2019.
It also said the vehicles allotted to or purchased for the Commissions from time to time shall be handed over to the Director, State Motor Garages Department.
The GAD orders also asked Secretaries of these Commissions to handover building housing the Commissions along with furniture and electronic gadgets to the Director Estates.
Secretaries of these Commissions shall transfer all records pertaining to their respective Commissions to the concerned departments, the orders said.