The PHE and I&FC Departments today ordered confirmation of the promotion of 180 Junior Engineers, who have been since placed against higher posts.
The promotions were cleared at the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meeting convened at JKPSC here today.
Secretary PHE, I&FC, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Members for Public Service Commission and other concerned officers were present at the meeting.
Farooq Shah said even the Chief Engineers, Executive Engineers, Assistant Executive Engineers and Assistant Engineers of I&FC and PHE Departments have been working as Incharge for decades. “Some engineers are on the verge of retirement but they are still technically JEs and some are already retired from the department,” he said.
The Department has now started finalizing the seniority lists of engineers at all levels and conduct regular DPCs to regularize the promotions.
Meanwhile the Government also ordered placement of 3 Superintending Engineers (Civil) as I/C Chief Engineers.
According to an order issued by the Public Works Department, the SEs promoted as Chief Engineers include Balbir Singh, Mohammad Iqbal Mir and Showkat Ahmad Jeelani.
Consequent upon fresh promotions, the Department has ordered transfer and posting of Chief Engineers.
According to the order, DK Khanna, I/C Chief Engineer, Mughal Road Project, holding the additional charge of the post of Chief Engineer, PMGSY, Jammu has been transferred and posted as Chief Engineer PMGSY, Jammu on full time basis.
Sunil Kumar Gandotra, I/C Chief Engineer, SKIMS, Srinagar has been transferred and posted as I/C Chief Engineer, SKAUST, Jammu against an available vacancy.
Ghulam Jeelani, I/C Chief Engineer, PMGSY, Kashmir has been transferred and posted as I/C Chief Engineer, SKIMS, Srinagar vice Sunil Kumar Gandotra.
Balbir Singh, on his placement as I/C Chief Engineer has been posted as I/C Chief Engineer, Chenab Valley Power Projects (P) Limited against an available vacancy.
Mohammad Iqbal Mir, on his placement as I/C Chief Engineer has been posted as I/C Chief Engineer, Mughal Road Project vice DK Khanna.
Showkat Ahmad Jeelani on his placement as I/C Chief Engineer has been posted as I/C Chief Engineer, PMGSY Kashmir vice Ghulam Jeelani.