Srinagar, Aug 04 : Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday constituted a UT level committee on energy transition headed by Chief Secretary while another committee has been constituted for figuring out impediments in implementation of guidelines related to the single nodal account.
As per an order issued by Manoj Kumar Dwivedi Principal Secretary to the government, a copy of which is with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Chief Secretary will be chairman of the energy transition committee and Administrative Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Administrative Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department, Administrative Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Administrative Secretary, Public Works Department, Administrative Secretary, Transport Department, Administrative Secretary, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department and any other member(s) as may be co-opted by the Committee will be members of the committee while Chief Electrical Inspector/SDA, Power Development Department will be convener and Administrative Secretary, Power Development Department will be member Secretary of the committee.
“The Committee shall work out the strategy for energy transition in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir and shall meet at regular intervals to review energy transition policies, action plans, targets and achievements of various Departments and Organizations.” reads the order.
A separate order issued by Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, read that the Secretary to the Government, Planning Development and Monitoring Department will be chairman of the committee, Director General, Project Formulation Division (PFD), Planning Development and Monitoring Department, Director General Budget, Finance Department, Director General Accounts &Treasuries, Nodal Officer PFMS and Director Resources, Finance Department will be members of the committee while as Joint Director CSS, Planning Development and Monitoring will be member Secretary of the committee.
“The terms of reference of the committee will be to figure out impediments in implementation of the guidelines and suggest corrective measures to ensure smooth fund flow from Government of India, to monitor integration of Treasuries with PFMS & exchange of data on daily basis as revised procedure for release & monitoring of funds,” the order reads, adding that “The Committee shall submit its report within a period of 15 days.”