Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal accompanied by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani and Director Information and Public Relations Syed Sehrish Asgar, addresses a press conference in Srinagar on Aug 17, 2019. Following the clampdown for 12 days in Jammu and Kashmir over the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state into two Union Territories, the state government on Saturday said that 17 of the 96 exchanges were made functional while restrictions have been lifted from 35 police stations in North, South and Central Kashmir region. (Photo: IANS)

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal accompanied by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani and Director Information and Public Relations Syed Sehrish Asgar, addresses a press conference in Srinagar on Aug 17, 2019. Following the clampdown for 12 days in Jammu and Kashmir over the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state into two Union Territories, the state government on Saturday said that 17 of the 96 exchanges were made functional while restrictions have been lifted from 35 police stations in North, South and Central Kashmir region. Courtesy: IANS

In a reshuffle in Jammu and Kashmir, Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP, Armed Kashmir has been appointed as Director in the Cabinet Secretariat on deputation basis for a period of four years.

According to an order by the J&K Home Department signed by Shaleen Kabra, IAS, Principal Secretary , Pani, IPS officer of J&K cadre, 2000 batch has been relieved to take up the new assignment.

Vijay Kumar, IPS, currently IGP, Kashmir will hold the charge of post of IGP, Armed Kashmir till further orders, which will be in addition to his own duties.

Source: IANS