Durbar to close in Jammu on April 28, re-open in Srinagar on May 8

The Durbar Move offices shall close in Jammu on April 28 and re-open in Srinagar on May 8, officials said on Wednesday.
Durbar to close in Jammu on April 28, re-open in Srinagar on May 8
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The Durbar Move offices shall close in Jammu on April 28 and re-open in Srinagar on May 8, officials said on Wednesday.

According to a government order, all departments shall ensure that records are packed after working hours on the last working day.

The offices moving in camp shall carry only 33 percent staff strength in a particular office or 10 officials whichever is minimum or as specifically-indicated, the order reads.

All Departments have been asked to depute their advance parties consisting of one Gazetted Officer and four to five Non-Gazetted employees on 24 April to receive the records in Srinagar.

The J&K State Road Transport Corporation has been asked to make available sufficient number of buses in good condition for transportation of Kashmir-based employees on 29th and 30th April and Jammu-based employees on 6th and 7th May. "Tickets shall be issued by SRTC in advance i.e. from April 21, both from Civil Secretariat as well as from the main booking counters of SRTC," the order reads.

The trucks shall be allowed to enter the Secretariat premises after 5 pm on the last working day. The loaded trucks shall leave for Srinagar on April 30 in a convoy.

The Health Department has been asked to keep available Medical Aid facilities en-route at various places including Jajarkotli, Udhampur, Chanderkote, Ramsu, Banihal and Qazigund on the days when the employees travel from Jammu to Srinagar.

It has been ordered that police shall escort the employees and records all along the route up to their respective destinations. "They will also make sure that the move convoy is given precedence in crossing the Chenani- Nashri and Jawahar Tunnels. Director General of Police, J&K will issue necessary guidelines to the field agencies accordingly," the order reads

The office timing on reopening of offices in Srinagar shall be 9.30 am to 5 pm in respect of Civil Secretariat and heads of department located within the Civil Secretariat premises and 10 am to 4 pm in respect of all moving Departments located outside the Civil Secretariat and observing six days week.

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