Jammu and Kashmir amends warrant of precedence

Jammu and Kashmir amends warrant of precedence

SRINAGAR: The Jammu & Kashmir government on Monday amended its warrant of precedence, placing chairpersons of the district development councils on a par with administrative secretaries and IGPs.
According to the warrant of precedence, chairpersons of DDCs have been placed at serial Number 26 in the protocol list. They will now have a status equal to administrative secretaries, divisional commissioners, IGPs, joint secretaries to the government of India, and officers of equivalent rank, and officers of the rank of Major General or equivalent rank.
As per the warrant of precedence, vice-chairpersons of the DDCs have been placed at serial Number 27, equivalent to the vice-chancellors of universities within the state or UT.
The DDC members figure at the bottom of the warrant of precedence along with block development council chairpersons, presidents of municipal councils, and municipalities, district magistrates, officers of the rank of brigadier and equivalent, major heads of departments, and district and sessions judges, at serial Number 28.

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