Jammu, Nov 9: The stage is all set for the move offices to reopen in the winter capital here tomorrow morning, with the last batch of the employees arriving in government buses and private vehicles.
Governor, N N Vohra, Sunday evening reviewed all the arrangements, accommodation etc for the "move" employees and was informed that 200 additional dwelling units have been made available to the employees this year, over and above the accommodation earmarked last year. Over 2000 residential quarters have been allotted to the employees so far.
On the instructions of the governor, the secretary general administration department, Basharat Ahmed Dhar and divisional commissioner, Jammu, Sudhanshu Pandey, visited various colonies and interacted with the move employees. The duo took stock of the basic amenities.
The governor was informed that over 3500 employees of various categories of the civil secretariat and other move offices have arrived in the winter capital. On Sunday, 34 buses and a large number of private vehicles reached here. Apart from the government quarters, some private accommodation has also been hired for accommodating the employees.
Meanwhile, the incoming Kashmir based employees were given a warm reception on their arrival by the Jammu Reception Committee at Manda, the entry point to the city. The arrangements of refreshment etc had also been made for the "move" employees.
Vohra lauded the harmony and brotherhood between the employees and expressed hope that the spirit of camaraderie will go a long way in keeping up the high traditions of the civil service and to enable it to resolve the problems of the people.
DGP reviews security
Jammu: The director general of police, Kuldeep Khoda today convened a meeting of senior police officers here to review the security for annual Darbar move and the ensuing elections.
Discussing security arrangements with IGP K Rajendra Kumar, the DGP stressed the need of improving the surveillance and intelligence network to handle any unforeseen events during the Darbar for the next six months.