Govt orders creation of DMRRR Deptt

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 30: Following a Cabinet decision, the State Government  today issued formal order for creation of separate Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and  Reconstruction (DMRRR).
The creation of new department is subsequent to the deletion of the ‘Emergency Relief Organization’ and ‘Relief & Rehabilitation’  subjects of the  Revenue Department in schedule-I and inclusion of the DMRRR  in Schedule-I of the J&K Government Business Rules,  as   entry number 28-A with the subjects ; Emergency Relief Organization, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation,  Management of all issues relating to Kashmir migrants, issues pertaining to Displaced Persons( DPs of 1947, Chhamb,  1965, 1971 and West Pak refugees), management of issues pertaining to people affected due to firing on LoC and International Borders.
The requirement of staff, if any, on account of the creation of the new Department, will be met  through internal adjustment and there will be no fresh creations in this regard.