Arunachal Cabinet okays functioning areas of two divisional commissioners

19 May 2017

The Arunachal Pradesh Cabinet has approved functioning of two divisional commissioners for effective law and order management in the state.
The cabinet headed by chief minister Pema Khandu on Thursday approved functioning of divisional commissioners with location headquarter at Namsai for eastern division and for western division it would function temporarily from Yupia till a permanent site is finalised, state government spokesman Bamang Felix said here today. "The east and west divisional commissioners will be delegated with administrative as well as financial powers and functions.
A committee headed by deputy chief minister Chowna Mein for eastern division and land management minister Nabam Rebia for western division will recommend the modalities for shifting of offices of all other departments," Felix, who is the state PHE and water supply minister informed. The committee would submit the report by June 30 next, he added. The cabinet also approved for amalgamation of finance and planning department which would be known as department of finance and investments and would be headed by development commissioner finance, Planning and Investment.
Accordingly, the allocation of business rules would stand amended and the same would be notified by the general administration and administrative reforms department. Felix said that the cabinet approved for upgradation of five Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service (APCS) (Administrative Grade) posts to three posts of APCS (Super Time Scale) and two posts of APCS (Senior Admin Grade).
"Encadrement of seven existing posts of directors, four existing deputy resident commissioners, registrar and deputy registrar of Arunachal Pradesh Information Commission (APIC) into APCS will be made for smooth administration of the state government," the spokesman said. Creation of Border Affairs Director, Director (IT), three additional resident commissioners, deputy resident commissioner for Mumbai and deputy secretary for CMO would be made from APCS cadre for smooth  administration, he added.