J&K ARI, Trainings & Grievances Department


 

About J&K ARI, Trainings & Grievances Department

The Department of Administrative Reforms Inspections and trainings has mandate to conduct Administrative inspections of all the departments of the State Government and also to finalize / update the Recruitment Rules of all the Government Department's (Gazetted/ Non-Gazetted) Services. For the Administrative Inspection the department has devised a performa to conduct Administrative Inspection of various departments. The Government has constituted a standing committee headed by the Commissioner/Secretary to Government ARI & Trainings Department to vet the proposal and to amend service Recruitment Rules (Gazetted/Non-Gazetted) of various services in the J&K State. In this regard the department has issued Model Recruitment Rules ( Gazetted/Non-Gazetted) in the year 2005. Circular instructions are also issued from time to time to various departments to update/frame/amend the rules of various services.

The business of Administrative Reforms Inspections & Trainings Department is transacted in accordance with J&K Business Rules. At the Secretariat Level the Department is headed by an Administrative Secretary.

In terms of Rule 4(i) of the Business Rules, the following subjects are assigned to the Administrative Reforms Inspections, Trainings & Grievances Department.


  1. Administrative Reforms
  2. Government Presses.
  3. Inspections.
  4. Stationery & Office Supplies.
  5. BOPEE
  6. Trainings
  7. Educational loans & Scholarships
  8. Redressal of Public Grievances.

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Inspections for Jammu & Kashmir holds charge for Administrative reforms for other departments. ARI also acts as guide to Engineering and Medical college students in matters related to transfer policy. ARI also responsible for surprise inspections of all head of the departments. ARI & Trainings Department is also monitoring and ensuring submission of monthly tour Diaries by all District Heads and Heads of Department.

The Administrative Secretary, ARI & Trainings Department holds the Administrative Control of the following Head of Departments (HoDs):

  1. Directorate of Stationery & Office Supplies, J&K
  2. Ranbir Government Press, Jammu.
  3. Government Press Srinagar
 

Department of ARI & Trainings.

  • The business of Administrative Reforms Inspections & Trainings Department is transacted in accordance with J&K Business Rules. At the Secretariat level, the Department is headed by an Administrative Secretary.
  • In terms of Rule 4(i) of the Business Rules, the following subjects are assigned to the Administrative Reforms Inspections, Trainings & Grievances Department.
  1. Administrative Reforms
  2. Government Presses.
  3. Inspections.
  4. Stationery & Office Supplies.
  5. BOPEE
  6. Trainings
  7. Educational loans & Scholarships
  8. Redressal of Public Grievances.

Working and Functioning of the Department of ARI & Trainings.

  • The Department coordinates and finalizes Recruitment Rules of all Government Departmental Services (Gazetted/Non-Gazetted). For this Model Recruitment Rules have been drafted by this Department to bring uniformity in service conditions.
  • The Department of ARI & Training facilitates other departments in framing recruitment rules for various State Services. For vetting of these Recruitment Rules, a Standing Committee headed by the Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department has been constituted by GAD. The Department has finalized the recruitment rules of 45 services during the last 2 years.
  • The Department has been entrusted with the work of conducting of General Inspection of Government Departments. The inspection team conducts inspection as per prescribed format and submits its report to the concerned Administrative Department. During 2019-20 ARI Department has inspected 21 departments and during current year 12 departments have been inspected. The inspection reports have been sent to the concerned Administrative departments for necessary action.
  • The Board of Professional Entrance Examination which was constituted by the J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examination Act, 2002 is also under the administrative control of ARI and Trainings Department. The main function of the BOPEE is to conduct entrance examinations/ selections/ counseling of various professional courses.
  • The Trainings Branch of this department has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 1753.37 lakhs on account of education loan up to ending 31-03-2009 since inception of the loan scheme has been introduced and 27972 loan cases has been sanctioned for completion of different professional courses viz. engineering degree/Diploma, agriculture and medical etc. and an amount of Rs. 1003.30 lakhs has been liquidated till date.
 

Vision of J&K ARI, Trainings & Grievances Department

  • Facilitate pursuit of excellence in governance for the benefit of all citizens
  • To foster excellence in governance and pursuit of administrative reforms through:
  • Improvements in government structures and processes
  • Promoting citizen-centric governance with emphasis on grievance redressal
  • Innovations in e-Governance.
  • Documentation and dissemination of good practices.
  • To Finalize the Services Recruitment Rules forwarded by the Administrative Departments.