DC Kathua, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary selected for the Governance Award 2014



KATHUA: Deputy Commissioner Kathua, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has been selected for Governance Award 2014 for excellent performance with special focus on strengthening panchayats, working for electoral inclusion of excluded groups, electoral awareness and record participation in Lok Sabha Elections, working for improvements in education sector, strengthening Rural Sports, decentralized public grievance system and construction of infrastructure to connect remote schools during his tenure as District Development Commissioner Reasi in 2013-14.
The Award Ceremony is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on December 13th, 2014. Dr Iqbal has been awarded Silver Medal, Citation and Cash Award of Rs 50,000/- The Jury comprised of former Cabinet Secretary Prabdhat Kumar, Power Secretary Anil Razdan, Former Haryana CS Vishnu Bhagwan, and M B Kaushal IPS selected the officer for second prize for Governance Award.