Jammu/ Jul,10 : Jammu and Kashmir Government on Saturday nominated nodal officers with the Delimitation Commission at the district level for providing timely information to it and receiving representations from stakeholders.
In an order issued by the General Administration Department, one officer has been nominated in each of the 20 districts for liaisoning with the commission, which wrapped its four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Friday during which it interacted with political parties and district administrations.
The order said the nodal officers shall be responsible for assisting the deputy commissioners in providing timely information as may be sought by the commission. Those appointed nodal officers in their respective district are Gh Hassan Sheikh Additional Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Parvaiz Rahim Asstt Commissioner Revenue Bandipora, Raifq Ahmad Lone Asstt Commissioner Revenue Baramulla, Akramullah Tak Addl Distt Dev Commission Budgam, Mohad Idress Lone Deputy, Distt Election Officer Doda, Farooq Ahmad Baba Addl Dy Commissioner Ganderbal, Satish Kumar Addl Dy Commissioner Jammu, Sandeep Seiontra Asstt Commissioner Revenue Kathua, Sham Lal Addl Dy Commissioner Kishtwar, Shabir Ahmad Wani Asstt Commissioner Panchayat Kupwara, Abdul Satar Additional Distt Dev Commissioner Poonch,Nowshad Ahmad Rather Distt Statistical & Evaluation Officer Pulwama, Sachin Dev Singh Addl Dy Commissioner Rajouri,Harbans Lal Addl Dy Commissioner Ramban,Sanjay Kumar Badyal Assistant Commissioner Revenue Reasi, Rajeev Magotra Dy Distt Election Officer Samba, Rizwan Asgar Asstt Commissioner Panchayat Shopian, S.Sandeep Singh Bali Asstt Commissioner (Nazool) Srinagar, Shavi Dy Distt Election Officer Udhampur.
The nodal officers shall receive representations from stakeholders for submission to the commission and shall also be responsible for any other work as may be assigned by the commission, the order read. On Friday, the Delimitation Commission headed by Justice (Retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai concluded the four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to gather “first-hand” inputs on the conduct of the exercise to redraw constituencies and carve out new ones in Jammu & Kashmir. Except for the Peoples Democratic Party and the Awami National Conference, the commission interacted with all political parties and officials concerned during the visit. Justice (Retd) Desai has assured the exercise would be transparent and completed by following due process as laid down in the law.