No. 31/16/2019-EO(MM I)
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated, the 2nd July 2019
Subject: Appointment of Officers in respect of Jal Shakti Abhiyan.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 25.6.2019 and 26.6.2019 wherein the appointment of Central Prabhari Officers and Block Nodal Officers for Jal Shakti Abhiyan had been communicated to concerned Ministries/Departments.
2. In this regard, having considered the requests received from various Ministries/Departments for exempting some officers from placement under Jal Shakti Abhiyan, the Competent Authority has approved certain changes in the duties allotted to Central Prabhari Officers and Block Nodal Officers. The revised consolidated lists of Central Prabhari Officers and Block Nodal Officers are attached as Annexure I & II. Further, the lists of Central Prabhari Officers and Block Nodal Officers who have been replaced are attached as Annexure III & IV.
3. The Central Prabhari officers (AS/JS level) will be working with a team of Block Nodal Officers at Director/Deputy Secretary level and ground water scientists and engineers apart from the State and District teams. These teams would be visiting the identified blocks and districts coordinating implementation of various water harvesting and conservation measures.
4. The concerned officers who have been appointed as Central Prabhari Officers and Block Nodal Officers for Jal Shakti Abhiyaan may be directed to take up the assignment as soon as possible. For any clarification, they may contact Shri Samir Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation (Mob. No. 9810593082)