MOVE OFFICES TO OPEN IN JAMMU TODAY

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Nov 4: Amid tight security move offices are all set to open in the winter capital here on Monday.
 On the opening day of the move offices, the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP), Volunteer Retired Employees Association (VREA) of the SRTC and the State Government Employees Joint Action Committee (SGEJAC) have given call for holding protest demonstrations in the city.
 JKNPP would hold a protest demonstration in front of Raj Bhavan, while VREA and SGEJAC have given a call for ‘Secretariat Gherao.’
 In view of the protest calls and ‘Secretariat march’ calls given by several organizations, the administration, as a precautionary measure, has beefed up the security around sensitive locations.
 The administration has imposed section 144 in and around the Civil Secretariat to thwart any attempt to disturb peace, said an official.
 Apart from this, traffic restrictions have also been imposed and traffic on several roads leading to the Civil Secretariat has also been diverted.
 However, section 144 will be in place for two months, while marriage functions and funeral processions have been exempted from it.
 In addition to this, security has also been beefed up in and around the official residences of bureaucrats and Ministers.
 As per the official figures around 6 additional companies of police and paramilitary personnel would guard the sensitive places in the winter capital.
CS TAKES STOCK
 The Chief Secretary, Madhav Lal today visited Civil Secretariat Complex Jammu and took stock of the preparations made for the opening of offices in the winter capital from Monday, an official spokesman said.
 Accompanied by Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B B Viyas, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Pardeep Gupta, Director Information, Zaffar Ahmed, Director Estates, Ramesh Koul, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Snajeev Verma and other senior functionaries, the Chief Secretary also visited the Government quarters and inspected the renovation work and other arrangements made for the comfortable stay of the move employees.
 Earlier, the Chief Secretary took a round of the Civil Secretariat Complex and inspected the provision of furniture and other facilities put in place at the offices of various departments. He also inspected the renovation and other works taken up at the Complex.
 The Chief Secretary, according to the spokesman, asked the concerned functionaries to ensure proper functioning of computers, internet and other facilities to ensure smooth work in every office of the Secretariat. He also asked for ensuring uninterrupted power and water supply to each block, besides proper cleanliness in the premises of the civil Secretariat.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 5 Nov 2012 00:00:00 IST




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