The Central Government has cleared the appointment of three judicial officers as judges of the common High Court for the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. .The three judges appointed as Justices Vinod Chatterji Koul, Sanjay Dhar and Puneet Gupta..The appointment has been made pursuant to a Supreme Court Collegium recommendation made issued last month. .Vinod Chatterji Koul has been serving as the Chairman of the J&K Sales Tax Appellate Tribunal following his posting in October 2019. .Sanjay Dhar was appointed as the Registrar General, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir in June 2016. .Justice Puneet Gupta has been serving as a Member J&K Special Tribunal, Jammu since October, 2018.