New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa on Friday. Malik has been changed by Girish Chandra Murmu, who takes over as the primary Lieutenant Governor (L-G) of Jammu-Kashmir.
Murmu is a Gujarat cadre IAS officer, who’s serving because the Union Expenditure Secretary. He has beforehand served as Principal Secretary to PM Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat.
In one other massive improvement, retired IAS officer and former Defence Secretary Radha Krishna Mathur has been appointed as the primary Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh.
The appointments come forward of the state being formally labeled as a Union Territory on October 31.
The state was divided into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh – when the union authorities stripped it of its particular standing and the reorganisation act will come into impact on October 31. The swearing-in ceremony of the brand new L-G is more likely to happen on the identical date.
In one other appointment, PS Sreedharan Pillai has been named because the Governor of Mizoram.
“The above appointments will take impact from the dates they assume cost of their respective workplaces,” the assertion added.