The Cabinet which met here on Tuesday, under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah accorded sanction to the establishment of Court of Additional District and Sessions Judge at Sopore and creation of 14 posts thereof including post of Additional District and Sessions Judge, Jr. Scale Stenographer, Nazir, Reader, Civil Ahlimad, Criminal Ahlimad, Copyist, Jamadar, Process Server-cum-Orderly, Chowkidar and Safaiwala.
The Cabinet also approved up gradation of the post of Joint Development Commissioner (Works) as Development Commissioner. He will have administrative and financial powers of major head of the department. He will be In-charge of Planning, Monitoring, Quality Control and Technical Supervision of various sectors of R&B, PMGSY and other Non-Engineering Departments which have their own technical wings and execute huge civil works. He will coordinate working of Chief Engineering on the analogy of Development Commissioner Power. The Chief Engineer R&B and PMGSY will route their proposals with regard to planning, monitoring and implementation of projects through Development Commissioner Works.