Kashmir

Dy CM gets charge of I&C, Forest Departments

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has assigned the charge of the Departments of Industries & Commerce and Forest, Ecology & Environment to Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister.

“In pursuance of Rule 5 of the Jammu and Kashmir Government Business Rules, I, Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister, Jammu and Kashmir do hereby assign the charge of the Departments of Industries & Commerce and Forest, Ecology & Environment to Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister in addition to the subjects already assigned to him,” said an order issued here today.

The Deputy Chief Minister is presently holding the charge of the Power Development and Housing & Urban Development Departments.

Pertinently, the charge of the departments of Industries & Commerce and Forest, Ecology & Environment was earlier with Chander Parkash Ganga and Choudhary Lal Singh respectively.

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