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WB Subordinate Information and Cultural Service Rules, 2016

Information & Cultural Affairs

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION & CULTURAL AFFAIRS

No. 506-ICA(N) Date: 25th February, 2016

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the power conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India, the Governor is pleased hereby to make the following Rules constituting the West Bengal Sub-ordinate Information and Cultural Service under the administrative control of Information and Cultural Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal, namely:-

Rules

1. Short title and commencement

(1) These rules may be called the West Bengal Subordinate Information and Cultural Service Rules, 2016.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in The Official Gazette.

2. Definitions

In these Rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,—

(a) “Appointing Authority in relation to the posts included in the West Bengal Sub-ordinate Information and Cultural service, shall be the Governor;

(b) “Government” means the Government of West Bengal;

(c) “Service” means the West Bengal Sub-ordinate Information and Cultural Service.

3. Constitution of West Bengal Sub-Ordinate Information and Cultural Service

(1) There shall be a general Service known as the West Bengal Sub-ordinate Information and Cultural Service under the administrative control of the Information and Cultural Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal.

(2) The service constituted under sub-rule (1), shall consist of the Sub-Divisional Information and Cultural Officer under the administrative control of Information and Cultural Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal.

(3) Every person holding the posts of the Sub-Divisional Information and Cultural Officer referred to in sub-rule(2), shall on the date of commencement of these Rules, be included in the said service.

By order of the Governor,

ATRI BHATTACHARYA,
Principal Secy. to the
Govt. of West Bengal.

No. 506-ICA dated 25.02.2016