Srinagar, Sep 17 : As many as 127 posts of Election Assistants in Jammu and Kashmir Election office have been created by the State Administrative Council (SAC), an official spokesperson on Tuesday said.
He said the SAC, which met under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday evening, approved creation of 127 posts of Election Assistants in the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K.
The posts included 50 posts of Election Assistant (Senior Scale) in Level 4 (Rs 25500-81100) and 77 posts of Election Assistant (Junior Scale) in Level 2 (Rs 19900-63200).
''Creation of posts will help to implement the various initiatives of the Election Commission of India like ERONET, BLONET, District Contact Centre and other new initiatives, besides, addressing the promotion issues of the departmental candidates,'' he said.
With the positioning of incumbents against these posts, the Election Department will be better equipped to provide efficient and timely services to the electors of J&K to complete time bound assignments like updation of electoral rolls, enrolment of new voters, weeding out bogus/duplicate voters, providing of EPIC cards etc.(UNI)