Srinagar: J&K government on Wednesday decided to do away with temporary additional posts to the IAS, IPS and IFS cadres at all levels.
"The Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed decided that as a matter of policy, no temporary additions to the IAS, IPS and IFS cadres be made at any level in future," Education Minister Nayeem Akhtar and Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu told reporters here.
Briefing media about the cabinet decision, they said "what had happened in the past, has happened. But in future no such practice will be followed."
They said there was a normal administrative practice that an officer eligible for promotion was adjusted by creating an adhoc post without taking into consideration the need for such a thing.
The ministers also informed that the cabinet has sanctioned the promotion of S K Mishra, IPS to the Grade of DGP (Pay Scale Rs 75000?80000), with effect from May 11, 2015.
It also sanctioned promotion of B Srinivas (IPS) to the Grade of ADGP Higher Administrative Grade (HAG) (Pay Scale Rs 67000-79000), with effect from January 2015, they said.
In another decision, the Cabinet accorded sanction to the continuation of the temporary posts of IGP IR Kashmir, IGP IR Jammu, IGP CIV PHQ and IGP Telecommunication of IPS Cadre of J&K for a further period of one year, with effect from January 1, 2015.
The sanctions have been made with a Pay Band of Rs 37,400-67,000 with GP of Rs 10,000 in the Super Time Scale-II.