Many govt officers in sports bodies violating norms: Guv adm in deep slumber

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 2/7/2019 11:44:32 PM

JAMMU, Feb 7: Governor's direction to the GAD to ensure compliance of SRO 164 was like a bombshell on many a government officers who have been occupying key positions in several sports bodies without seeking mandatory permission from the government, but unfortunately the government employees probed themselves more powerful than the governor administration as tow yrs on none of them resigned from sports bodies.
Unfortunately, after the installations Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar hardly know such grave violation of rules like about SRO-164, All India services conduct Rules 1968 clause 13 is showing soft corner to these professional violators in the state govt.
It is Pertinent to mention here that the then Governor NN Vohra has taken serious cognizance of reports that indicated at the blatant violation of SRO 164 which makes it mandatory for government officers/officials to seek permission from Government before accepting positions in sports associations, The Governor administration had already directed the General Administration Department to ensure strict compliance of the SRO.
Sources disclose that many Police and civil officers of the state administration have been occupying top positions in sports associations of the state with out getting permission from GAD/MHA GOI.
There are numerous government officers who have been representing sports bodies , the list of the such officers have already lying with the GAD and Secretary, Youth Services & Sports Deptt J&K govt.
It is pertinent to mention here that an RTI query has been filed in the J&K State Sports Council, seeking names of all the government servants who are in different sports associations in violation of SRO 164. "It is a pity that Council has recognized many such associations whose principal office bearers are Government servants and it has not objected to elections of these government servants in the associations" said the RTI applicant.
Many of officer bearers have also even got elected to the state bodies/national federations more than two terms and J&K State Sports Council administration is behaving like mute spectators and providing them hefty amount as grant in aid with out following norms.



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