Centre Appoints Finance Secretary Ratan Wattal As liaison Officer With J&K


Finance Secretary Ratan Wattal was appointed as the liaison officer to working between Jammu and Kashmir government and central government.

The Centre has appointed Finance Secretary Ratan Wattal as the liaison officer with Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure that the flow of funds to the state is fast-tracked for smooth implementation of Prime Minister’s Development Package. Ratan Wattal, has been appointed as the coordinator for smooth implementation of Prime Minister’s Development Package. He will maintain close liaison with the state Finance Minister, Dr. Haseeb Drabu, so that the flow of funds to the state is fast.

tracked. Jammu and Kashmir Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was requested early release this month of Rs 880 crore for interest subvention, Rs 2,000 crore for damaged infrastructure approved by NITI Aayog and another Rs 2,000 crore for displaced persons in Jammu so that disbursement of compensation can commence.

Jammu and Kashmir in recent news:

PDP President Mehbooba Mufti will be sworn in as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on April 4. PDP and its alliance partner BJP said they have also conveyed the mutually agreed date for the swearing-in ceremony to state Governor N N Vohra. The date for the oath ceremony of the new cabinet was decided after deliberations between the leadership of both the parties.After the death of her father, who headed PDP-BJP coalition government for 10 months from March 1, last year until his death on January 7, this year, Mehbooba had been reluctant to take over as CM of the PDP-BJP coalition government.

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Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir – Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir state Governor – N N Vohra

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Source – The Hindu


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