The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday appointed former Chief Secretary BR Sharma as chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission.
According to a government notification, S.O. 147.-In exercise of powers conferred by Section 93 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019, and S.O. 3937 (E) dated 31st October 2019, read with Order issued in terms of sub-clause (I) of clause (c) of the Proclamation issued by the President dated 31st October 2019, the Lieutenant Governor of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir is pleased to appoint B. R. Sharma, IAS (Retd.), as Chairman, Public Service Commission for the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
He shall hold the position of the Chairman, Public Service Commission, till he attains the age of sixty-two years, reads the order.