The Lieutenant Governor J&K has ordered allocation of government businesses to his Advisors K.K. Sharma, Farooq Khan, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and Baseer Ahmad Khan.
As per government order dated 1.9.2020 issued in this regard, the Advisors shall exercise powers of the minister under the ‘Transaction of Business of the Government of Union Territory of J&K Rules, 2019’ in respect of departments allocated to them.
As per the order, Advisor KK Sharma shall exercise powers in respect of: planning, development and monitoring, industries and commerce, school education, skill development, agriculture production and farmer’s welfare and horticulture.
Advisor Farooq Khan shall exercise powers in respect of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Social Welfare, Tribal Affairs, Labour and Employment, Youth Services and Sports, ARI and Trainings, Cooperative, election and Haj and Auqaf.
Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar shall exercise powers in respect of Health and Medical Education, Public Works (R&B), Jal Shakti, Transport, animal and sheep husbandry and fisheries.