J&K cabinet approves new units, increase ration money of police

Friday, Oct 17, 2014,18:24 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Jammu and Kashmir cabinet has approved creation of new administrative units in left out areas and increased the ration money of state police  personnel.
The Cabinet, which met in Srinagar under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, approved the recommendations of the Khurshid Ahmed Ganai led expert committee, constituted to examine the feasibility/demands for creation of new administrative units in the left out areas.
The Committee had recommended the creation of NINE new sub-divisions, 50 new tehsils, 99 new niabats and 63 new CD blocks, an official spokesperson said in Srinagar last night.
The cabinet also accorded sanction to the enhancement of Ration Money Allowance from Rs 600 to Rs 800 per person per month with effect from. 01.07.2014 to 31.03.2015 and  from Rs 800 to Rs 1000 per person per month with effect form 01.04.2015 in respect of such non-gazetted police personnel (Follower to inspector) who are in receipt of Ration Money Allowance in terms of Government order Home-177 of 2008 dated 19.03.2008.