Fire broke out on Wednesday in control room of Sanat GharBemina, which houses several government offices.
Official sources told news agency GNS that the fire startedin the control this afternoon.
They said that efforts were on to douse the flames when thisreport was being filed.
The Sanat Ghar building houses various government officesincluding that of Industries and Commerce, J&K SIDCO, Handloom, SICOP,J&K DFC, J&K cements Ltd, J&K Minerals Ltd, J&K Khadi andVillage Ltd and Geology and Mining. It also housed lower courts before theywere shifted to State-Of-Art complex at Moominabad.