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Selection Committee constituted to select Ombudsman for MGNREGA

Post by on Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Srinagar, June 24: Government of Jammu and Kashmir Friday constituted four member Apex Level Selection Committee headed by Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Agriculture Production Department, for selection of the Ombudsman under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA in Jammu and Kashmir.
 
“In supersession of Government Order No. 699-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 14.07.2020 on the subject, sanction is hereby accorded to constitution of the Apex Level Selection Committee, comprising the following, for selection of the Ombudsman under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA, in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir”, the order reads.
 
According to the order, the Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Agriculture Production Department has been appointed as its Chairman; and Administrative Secretary, Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj will be its Member/Convener while as Representative of Union Ministry of Rural Development; an eminent civil society person nominated by the Union Ministry of Rural Development will be its members.
 
The terms of reference of the Committee shall be to recommend selection of Ombudsperson in each district; and to recommend termination of Ombudsperson from his/her position in case of unsatisfactory performance, reads the order.
 
The order further said that the quorum for the meeting of the Selection Committee shall be considered fulfilled only if either the representative of the Ministry of Rural Development or the representative of Civil Society Organization is present.

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