To reopen in Srinagar on May 7
Annual Durbar Move offices will close here on April 27 and reopen in 1 Srinagar- the summer capital of the state, on May 7. According to a government order issued here today, the government offices observing 1 five days week shall close at Jammu on April 27, 2012 after the office hours whereas the offices observing six days week shall close on April 28, 2012 after the office hours and reopen at Srinagar on May 7, 2012 for annual Durbar move. It has been ordered that the offices moving in camp shall carry only 33 percent of the strength of staff in that particular office or with 10 officials whichever is minimum. All departments have been asked to send their advance parties on April 23 consisting of one Gazetted Officer and four to five non-gazetted employees who will receive the records at Srinagar.
The departments shall ensure that boxes are properly locked and their keys reach the advance parties at Srinagar well in time. The SP Security, Civil Secretariat will furnish a list of defaulting departments in this regard to the General Administration Department. J&K SRTC will also make available trucks for shifting the records from Jammu to Srinagar. Loading of records in the offices located outside the Secretariat premises, observing six days week, shall take place after working hours on April 28, 2012. The loaded trucks shall leave for Srinagar on April, 29, 2012 in a convoy. The S.P Security, Civil Secretariat will ensure entrance of trucks/records in the Civil Secretariat, Jammu/Srinagar after proper scrutiny. The Police will escort the ‘employees’ and the ‘records convoy’ all along the route up to their respective destinations. The move convoy will be given precedence in crossing the Jawahar Tunnel. Director General of Police, J&K will issue necessary guidelines to the field agencies accordingly. It has been ordered that no moving employee would occupy any government/E.P/ Municipal residential accommodation except under proper allotment order. Moreover the move employees can retain the government accommodation allotted to them at Jammu for bona-fide use of their families under intimation to the Estates department on applicable terms and conditions.
The moving employees having Ration Cards at Jammu would surrender the same to the Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, Jammu and obtain a surrender certificate. The Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, Srinagar would issue ration cards to move employees at Kashmir on the opening of the Offices. The employees who desire to move without families may retain the Ration Cards at Jammu for the Summer Season. The office timing on the reopening of the offices at 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 a week.