PSC Chairman, Officials of JKCAD meet Governor
KG News Desk
SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Abdul Latief Deva, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, called on Governor N. N. Vohra at Raj Bhavan here today.
The Governor and Chairman discussed the advances made by the Commission and some of the difficulties, legal and others, which had impeded the pace of its work. The Governor emphasized the high importance of the Commission maintaining unimpeachable standards as even a slight compromise would lead to the functioning of public offices, departments and agencies being marred by the inadequate performance of functionaries who were not selected on merit.
The Governor suggested to the Chairman to make the maximum use of Information Technologies in the conduct of exams by preferably bringing all processes online, to ensure greater transparency and enhanced efficiency.
Meanwhile, Ishtaq Ahmad Drabu and Mr. Imran Khan, President and General Secretary, respectively, of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association of the Deaf (JKCAD), accompanied by cricketers Mr. Umar Ashraf and Mr. Muzaffar Ahmad and Mr. Peer Shahid, Interpreter, met Governor N.N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Shahid apprised the Governor about the excellent performances of Umar Ashraf and Muzaffar Ahmad in the recently concluded Deaf World Cup which was held in Dubai. Through Interpreter Shahid the players and officials discussed the various problems which are being faced by them including sponsorships for enabling the talented special youth in pursuing sports and games and the lack of special schools and classes in the State Government educational institutions.
The Governor appreciated their problems and observed that he would take up the same with the concerned authorities. He wished the two cricket players high success in future Deaf World Cup Championships and assured financial support of Rs. two lakh for the Cricket Association of the Deaf.