43 more services of 7 Govt deptts brought under PSGA purview

For the convenience of the general public, the Government of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has brought 43 more services of seven departments under the purview of Public Services Guarantee Act (PSGA) and even designated First and Second Appellate Authorities to decide the appeals of the applicants in case of detail of services within the prescribed timelines.

The Section 4 of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Services Guarantee Act states that the Government may, from time to time, specify the services to be the public services for purposes of the Act and shall specify the time limit within which such services shall be provided to the eligible persons.

The Sub-Section 2 of Section 4 read: “For providing services specified under Sub-Section (I), the Government may for different areas and for different services designate officers who shall be responsible for providing each of such services to the eligible persons”.