Nazir  Ahmed

State Information Commissioner,  J&K  State.


Birth Place:


Kargil,   15  April 1954.


Educational Qualifications:


Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Distinction. Awarded “Institution Medal” by Institution of Engineers (India) for Securing highest marks (Ist. Position) among all branches of Engineering in 1975 from Regional Engineering College Srinagar.

Entry into Gazatted Service

·      15th  February 1979

Administrative Positions held

·      Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir. (Oct-2009 to November 2011)

·      Chief Engineer R&B Jammu. (Oct-2007 to September 2009 )

·      Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir. ( May-2007 to September 2007 )

·     Superintending Engineer Mughal Road. (Jan-2005 to April 2007)

·      Executive Engineer R&B  Cons Div. Leh  (Jan-1999 to Dec  2004)

·      Asst Executive  Engineer R&B Div Kargil (Jan-1998 to Dec  1998)

·      Asst Executive  Engineer / AEE , PDD/PDC (Jan-1987 to Dec  1997)

Assignments handled / Notable Contributions.

· Implementation of developmental plan with particular emphasis on flagship programmes like PMRP,CRF &NABARD.

· Implementation of Projectization Programme for  macadamization of City/ Town roads, major roads  and completion of bridges

·   Participated in workshop on “PPP” at LBS National Academy of Administration Mussoorie in Aug.2008

·  Successfully Introduced e-tendering in R&B Dept, in 2011 to bring transparency & fair competition in contracts

· Survey, tendering, award of Contract and commencement of work on Mughal Road.

·  Represented Department in clearance of sanctuary land from Supreme Court.

· Obtained Environmental clearance from Ministry of Environment & Forest GOI.

·   Introduced traditional architectural facade, local material & passive

·   Presented Paper on “ Design, Construction and operation of Micro Hydal Power Projects in Ladakh” in Seminar on Non-conventional energy at Leh in 2004.

·    Incharge Civil works of Iqbal Mini Hydal project Kargil from Start to completion and generation. Successfully operated Hydel Power Station in Sub-Zero Temperature

·      Attended  Refresher course on small Hydro Power for UNDP-GEF Hilly Hydro Project MNES GOI at UP. Academy of Administration Nanital in June 1986.

·      Attended 3 week official Mini Hydro fellowship tour to UK/Germany/ Switzerland funded by UNDP GEF hilly Hydro project in August/ September 1996

Contribution to Development

of Education


·      Member Board of Management Suru valley Public school Kargil.

·      Established Pioneer Public school in 1990’s  in Kargil as a non-profit institution.

Experience in Administrative / Law  .

·     Performed duties of Executive Magistrate in Kargil District from 1982 to 1996

·      Returning officer LAHDC  Leh elections 2000.