SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday deployed two senior officers to oversee all Covid containment related work at Jammu and Kashmir divisions respectively.
One of them, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary (IAS), Administrative Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department, shall remain stationed at Jammu to oversee all COVID containment related work at Jammu, reads an order issued by the government.
Similarly, Zubair Ahmad (KAS), Commissioner Secretary to the Government, Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, has been ordered to be stationed at Kashmir, the order added.
These senior officers were deployed with the Health and Medical Education Department for performing COVID containment related work, assigned to them by the Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, the order says.
“(These) officers shall perform their normal functions, in addition to the COVID duties assigned to them, under the overall supervision of Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, with primacy given to COVID containment related work,” the order adds.