18 February, 2020
3 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the Federal Structure, Devolution of Powers and Finances up to Local Levels and challenges therein.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the move and its significance; about bifurcation of J&K and its implications
News: Union government has empowered the Union Territory of Ladakh to formulate its own rules to appoint “non-gazetted” officials.
Shortage of personnel: the day-to-day work in Ladakh was getting hampered as the process to reallocate government officials had not been completed, and not many officials were willing to move to the Union Territory.
Govt. personnel in Ladakh
Measures taken by the Centre
Source: The Hindu
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