BJP Hina Bhat apptd VC KVIB; BoD reconstituted

TNN Bureau. Updated: 12/7/2018 11:34:56 AM Front Page

JAMMU: Nearly five months after the post fell vacant, the Governor’s Administration on Wednesday appointed Dr Hina Shafi Bhat as the vice chairperson of the all important Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB).

“The Governor’s Administration today accorded sanction to the appointment of Vice Chairperson including non-official members in the constitution of Board of Directors of J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB),” an official spokesman said.

As per an order issued in this regard by Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce Shailendra Kumar, Dr Hina Shafi Bhat was appointed as the Vice Chairperson of the KVIB.

A Bharatiya Janta Party leader, Hina had contested Assembly elections from Amira Kadal seat in 2014, however, was defeated by PDP candidate Syed Altaf Bukhari.

Hina’s predecessor Peerzada Mansoor Hussain, a senior PDP leader, had resigned from the post on June 20, a day after BJP pulled out of the coalition with PDP and paved way for the governor’s rule.
Mansoor Hussain was then the General Secretary of the PDP.

Meanwhile, the Governor’s administration today also appointed the non-official members in the constitution of Board of Directors of KVIB.

They include Sanjeev Kumar Manmotra Son of Jagdish Raj, Imtiyaz Ahmad Son of Mirza Mohammad Siddiq, Rajesh Gupta Son of Kasturi Lal Gupta, Farooq Amin Son of Mohammad Amin, Ravinder Singh Son of Sant Singh, Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Gojwari Son of Mohammad Abdulah Gojwari, Munshi Muzaffar Hussain Son of Munshi Safadar Ali, Mushtaq Ahmad Querashi Son of Mohammad Qasin Querashi, and Rajesh Kumar Bakshi Son of Gureharan Bakshi.

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