CS reviews arrangements for move employees
Chief Secretary, B R Sharma, on Monday reviewed the Durbar move arrangements from Jammu to Srinagar here in a meeting with officers. The Civil Secretariat and other move offices will close in Jammu on 29 April 2016 and open in Srinagar on 9 May 2016.
It was informed in the meeting that trucks and buses have been deployed for ferrying official record and employees on 30 April and 1st May and on 7 and 8 May. In this connection, Chief Secretary directed putting in place all necessary measures to ensure smooth movement of durbar move vehicles.
He directed that extra buses and trucks be kept available during the move days besides deploying adequate number of cranes, mobile workshops, recovery vans, medical mobile teams, ambulances along with necessary equipment and staff en-route to meet any exigency.
Chief Secretary also asked representatives from BEACON to ensure good condition of Srinagar-Jammu Highway especially at vulnerable spots. Arrangements have also been made for providing escort security to the employees and convoys carrying the official records.
Chief Secretary directed CAPD to issue ration cards and temporary LPG connections to move employees for their Srinagar stay and to ensure timely supply of ration besides directing the concerned departments to ensure complete sanitation, availability of electricity and potable drinking water in all residential colonies of the move employees. Sharma also asked the concerned to inspect all employee residential colonies and ensure that necessary facilities are in place in every employee residential colonies/hotels.