The Advisors to the Governor, Parvez Dewan and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai have condoled untimely demise of Additional Secretary R&B, Kalyan Singh Parihar and his wife, who met a tragic road accident today while travelling from Jammu to Doda. Kalyan Singh was a 1999 batch KAS officer, who served the state in various capacities with distinction and dedication. A condolence meeting was also held in the office chambers of Rohit Kansal, Commissioner/Secretary PW(R&B)/PHE Department today which was attended by Special Secretary PW(R&B) Majid K A Drabu, Tariq Ahmad, Director Planning PW(R&B), Chief Engineers PW(R&B) Department, MD JKPCC, Mohammad Rafiq, Additional Secretary PHE, P R Katoch, Additional Secretary PHE, Rajesh Talwar, Director Finance PW(R&B) and others officers/officials of PW(R&B) and PHE Departments, wherein two minutes silence was observed as a mark of respect for the departed soul. Remembering Singh as a hardworking, helpful and dedicated officer with positive influence on his colleagues and subordinates, the officers expressed deep grief and sorrow over his tragic and untimely death and conveyed deep sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
2015 Kashmir Despatch