Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday appointed Veena Pandita as Chairperson State Board of School Education (JKBOSE).
Pandita was earlier acting as officiating Chairperson of JKBOSE following the repatriation of Zahoor Ahmad Chatt to his parent department, Higher Education, in August last year.
On Wednesday, however, the government confirmed her appointment as permanent Chairman of JKBOSE for a period of two years.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-Section (1) of Section 12 of the Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education Act 1975 (Act No. XXVIII of 1975) and in supersession of Notification SRO 330; Dated: August 9 of 2017 or any other notification issued in this behalf, the government hereby appoints Professor Veena Pandita, Secretary JKBOSE as Chairman, JKBOSE for a period of two years from the date of issuance of this notification,” reads the government order, issued by Secretary School Education Department, Farooq Ahmad Shah.