Citizens Advisory Councils constituted by J&K govt

Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010 - 15:32

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government
has decided to constitute Citizens Advisory Councils (CAC) at
divisional and district levels to promote peoples`
participation for the return of peace in the Valley.

"The government has issued directions for constituting CACs
at divisional and district levels by the concerned Divisional
Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners," an official spokesman
said Friday.

The composition envisaged for the CACs is broad based and
these will have representatives from politics, trade and
business organisations besides prominent members of the civil
society, he said.

The councils will inform and advise the divisional and
district administration on matters of public welfare, which
will result in speedier redressal of public grievances and
promotion of peace and harmony.

The divisional level Advisory Council will have 75
members and the district level Advisory Council 50 members.

PTI



First Published: Friday, July 30, 2010 - 15:32

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