Srinagar: In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday constituted a high- level panel to draw a roadmap and detailed schedule for holding district development council polls in the Union Territory.
According to an order issued by General Administration Department, the panel headed by Principal Secretary Home shall comprise of Director General of Police, Additional Director General of Police ( CID), administrative secretary Rural Development and Panchayat, Divisional Commissioners, representative of Transport department and any other member co-opted by the panel.
The panel shall draw its roadmap based on two divisional level committees and take into consideration various requirements including security, logistics, personnel, equipment etc.
Earlier this week, the Central government amended the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act (1989) for establishing elected district development councils in J&K. KNO