SRINAGAR: The government on Wednesday appointed Yatish Yadav as senior media consultant and Dr. Dushyant Kumar Rai as media consultant in the Information Department on nomination basis to assist the Lieutenant Governor.
An order issued under number 9-JK(ID) of 2020, dated 28-10-2020 by the Principal Secretary to the Government, a copy of which lies with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reads that “in terms of Rule-194 of GFR-2017 and concurrence of the Finance Department conveyed vide U.O. No. A/GFR(2020)-Misc-A-Shadoq-269(S) dated 21-10-2020, sanction is hereby accorded to the engagement of Mr. Yatish Yadav as Senior Media Consultant and Dr. Dushyant Kumar Rai as Media Consultant in the Information Department, on nomination basis to assist the Lieutenant Governor.”
The order further reads that the senior media consultant will be paid Rs 1,50,000 salary per month while the media consultant will get Rs 80,000 per month as salary.
It added that the salaries and other perks of the senior media consultant and media consultant shall be drawn from the Directorate of Information and Public Relations.