Srinagar: To assist the Lieutenant Governor, the government on Wednesday appointed two media consultants in the Information Department on nomination basis.
Yatish Yadav will be the senior media consultant and Dr Dushyant Kumar Rai will be media consultant.
An order issued, under number 9-JK(ID) of 2020, dated 28-10-2020, by the Principal Secretary to the Government reads that “in terms of Rule-194 of GFR-2017 and concurrence of the Finance Department conveyed vide U.O. No. A/GFR(2020)-Misc-A-Shadoq-269(S) dated 21-10-2020, sanction is hereby accorded to the engagement of Mr. Yatish Yadav as Senior Media Consultant and Dr. Dushyant Kumar Rai as Media Consultant in the Information Department, on nomination basis to assist the Lieutenant Governor.”
The order further reads that the senior media consultant will be paid Rs 1,50,000 as salary per month while the media consultant will get Rs 80,000 per month.
It added that the salaries and other perks of the two shall be drawn from the Directorate of Information and Public Relations. KNO