J&K Administration Gears Up For G-20


Mudasir Yaqoob

Srinagar, Feb 14: Jammu and Kashmir authorities have geared up to host a G-20 meeting in the Union Territory current year.

The administration has also constituted a 16-member committee to oversee the preparations for the event.



Sources told ANN News that different departments have been assigned different tasks and each department shall be responsible for making preparations for G20.

Financial Commissioner (Additional chief secretary), home department, Raj Kumar Goyal was nominated as the chairman of the panel, which also included Director General of Police Dilbag Singh as one of the members.Ten Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, three Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, two Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers and one J-K Administrative Service (JKAS) officer were included in the committee, which has been constituted in view of the visit of officials from G20 participating countries to the union territory.



The other members of the committee include Special Director General of Police, criminal investigation department, Rashmi Ranjan Swain, principal secretaries of Jal Shakti department Shaleen Kabra, Housing and Urban Development Department Dheeraj Gupta, Industries and Commerce Prashant Goyal, Public Works Department Shailendra Kumar, Power Development Department H Rajesh Prasad and Higher Education Department Alok Kumar.

The G20 or Group of 20 is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies.

It comprises Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK, the US, and the European Union (EU). 


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