Jammu, Oct 11: Chief Secretary Madhav Lal Thursday reviewed arrangements for the upcoming Durbar move (shifting of offices) to the winter capital Jammu, at a high level meeting here.
An official spokesman said the meeting was attended by Principal Secretary to Chief Minister BB Vyas, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Pardeep Gupta, Commissioner/Secretary General Administration Department Sheikh Mushtaq Ahmad, ADG Security Ram Lobaya and other senior officers from various government departments and police.
“The Chief Secretary enquired about the ongoing renovation and face-lifting works at the Civil Secretariat Jammu and residential accommodations of the employees. He directed the concerned departments to mobilize additional resources to ensure timely completion of the works,” the spokesman said. “He sought assurance from the officials that the employees don’t face any inconvenience regarding power and water supply, sanitation and supply of LPG for which he asked the concerned to streamline the process of verifications.”
He stressed on installation of bio-metric systems and asked the Director Estates to coordinate with the concerned agencies to ensure that such systems are made fully functional.
“The Chief Secretary was informed that four new clerical halls have been added and renovation works are apace at the Civil Secretariat which will be completed on time,” the spokesman said.
Earlier, Lal launched the official website of the Estate Department www.jkestates.nic.in which will provide an interface for the users to seek information regarding the functioning of the department and redressal of their grievances.