JAMMU: The government on Friday reconstituted the Patnitop Development Authority.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 4 of the Jammu and Kashmir Development Act, 1970 (Act No. XIX of 1970) and in supersession of all previous notifications, the Government hereby reconstitutes the Patnitop Development Authority,” reads GAD order.
As per order, Patnitop Development Authority will be headed by Lieutenant Governor as Chairman while Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Authority Patnitop will be its Member Secretary and Advisor I/c Tourism Department, Chief Secretary, Administrative Secretary, Finance Department, Administrative Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring Department, Administrative Secretary, Tourism Department, Director Tourism, Jammu, Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Chief Town Planner, Jammu, Superintending Engineer PW (R&B) Department, concerned, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), concerned will be its Members and representative of Wildlife Department not below the rank of Regional Wildlife Warden will be Special Invitee.
“The aforesaid members shall hold office for a period of two years from the date of issuance of this notification,” it added.