The 2015 IAS second topper Athar Aamir Khan from Kashmir has been shifted from Rajasthan cadre to Jammu and Kashmir.
Athar is the same officer who married the topper of 2015 batch Tina Dabi. However their marriage did not work well and both have filed for divorce now.
In this regard, the Government of India, Secretariat of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel and Training has issued a formal order.
The order reads that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal of DOPT for Inter Cadre Deputation of Athar Aamir-ul- Shafi Khan, IAS, from Rajasthan cadre to Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir for a period of three years in relaxation of the policy.
Athar had been given Rajasthan cadre when there was no vacancy in Jammu & Kashmir. Khan belongs to Devipora-Mattan village of South Kashmir Anantnag district. The son of a school teacher, he was given Rajasthan cadre after cracking IAS examination in 2017.
Besides Athar, Basharat Qayoom (IAS) has also been shifted from Jharkhand cadre to Jammu Kashmir cadre. One more IAS from Tripura cadre Akshay Labroo has been given Jammu Kashmir Cadre for a period of three years in relaxation of the policy.