Dr. Mohmad Ishaq Wani holds a Masters in Science, M.Phil. and Doctorate from the University of Kashmir. He joined State Accounts services after qualifying State Combined Competitive Examination in 1984 and has served the Government of Jammu & Kashmir at various positions for over 3 decades. These include codal and budgeting matters, treasury administration & associated functions, GP funds management and administrative issues.
Dr. Wani has held various positions at different points of time during his service, which inter--alia include Director General Accounts and treasuries, Budget and J & K Funds Organization, Director Budget & Codes, Director Finance (SKIMS) etc.
Dr. Wani had been associated with Interpretation of Financial Codes, vetting of proposals and Consent to drawing up of contracts by the various Departments during his term in the Codes Division. He has tendered opinion on matters Involving significant financial implications and settling of specific pay anomaly issues
The responsibilities in budgeting has inter alia revolved round to drawing up of Demand for Grants after collation and analysis of financial data, preparation of Annual Financial Statement (AFS) and its subsequent monitoring. Other spheres of activity therein included vetting of schemes & furnishing of opinion on financial matters. He had also been associated with standardization of detailed heads of accounts and integration of structural changes in budgets involving differentiation of expenditure into Revenue and Capital components and doing away with the other tiers of classification.
Dr. Wani has attempted substantial rejuvenation of Fund Organisation in terms of computerization and dedicated networking to bring in methods for improvement in working conditions and proper HR management. This ultimately paved way for ease in settlement of cases of superannuating employees.
Dr. Wani has served as Finance Member of various apex state level contract committees of Public Works Department, Public Health Engineering Department, SKIMS, Irrigation and Flood control Department and Mechanical Engineering Department over a period of time to oversee that canons of Financial Propriety relating to high end contracts are followed in letter and spirit.
He has also served as Member Secretary of the Empowered Committee for regularization of Adhoc/Contractual/Consolidated employees under J & K Civil Services Special Provisions Act.
In recognition of outstanding contributions and implementation of finance rules and regulations in different departments as a public servant, Dr. Wani was conferred with the State Award for meritorious public service in the year 2014.