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Favouritism in Urban Local Bodies Tax inspector posted as Revenue Officer, in Frisal

Srinagar, Jan 21 (KNS): In Urban and local bodies department Kashmir, a Tax Inspector has been posted as Revenue Officer in Municipal Committee Frisal, which is against the norms, documents revealed.
The order copy from Directorate of Urban Local Bodies of Kashmir says that Sarfaraz Ahmad Bhat is posted as Revenue Officer Municipal Committee Frisal.
According to the sources Sarfaraz Ahmad Baht is currently Tax Inspector, appointed on 22-10-1996 where as there are other seniors who have been sidelined.
The sources inside the department said that, there is no such post of Revenue Officer for Municipality Frisal and Sarfaraz Ahmad is junior, who doesn’t deserve the said post.
In a government order dated 23-May-2008 there is no such post of Revenue Officer for Municipal committee Frisal, so how Sarfaraz have been posted against the government norms, a source told KNS.
The sources told KNS that, Sarfaraz has been elevated to such post while other senior officers have been turned down.
The Director for Urban Local Bodies, Tufail Mattoo, said that from 2009 onwards there hasn’t been reorganization of Municipalities, so under that they have posted him as Revenue Officer.
“From 2009 onwards there hasn’t been reorganization of Municipalities, there was a vacancy so we filled it as per the rules,” Tufail Mattoo said.
When asked that, why other seniors have been sidelined and a junior has been elevated, he said he will look in the matter. (KNS)