STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Chief Secretary B.R Sharma on Thursday reviewed the Annual Durbar Move arrangements from Jammu to Summer capital Srinagar here at a high level meeting.
Financial Commissioner, Planning and Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, B.B Vyas, Principal Secretary, Home, R.K Goyal, Director General of Police, S.P Vaid and senior officers were present in the meeting.
The offices observing five day week shall close on 28th April and those observing six day week shall close at Jammu on 29th April.
All the offices shall open in Srinagar on 8th May, 2017.
It was informed in the meeting that adequate number of trucks and buses shall be deployed for ferrying official records and employees on 29th and 30th April and 6th and 7th May.
Only one way traffic from Jammu towards Srinagar will be allowed to ply during these four days.
Chief Secretary instructed for putting in place all necessary measures including security escort to ensure smooth movement of durbar move vehicles upto their respective destinations. He instructed that extra buses and trucks be kept available during the move days, while adequate number of cranes, mobile workshops, recovery vans, medical mobile teams, ambulances/medical aid facilities be deployed en-route along with necessary equipments and staff to meet any exigency.
The Chief Secretary also instructed BEACON, SAMPARK and NHAI authorities to ensure good condition of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, especially at vulnerable spots during the move days.
Chief Secretary also asked concerned officers of the Estates department and Srinagar Municipal Corporation to inspect employees residential colonies and ensure that necessary facilities were put in place including cleaning up water storage tanks and launching an intensive sanitation drives in all colonies.
Chief Secretary also directed the IT department to ensure that LAN/Internet connections in Srinagar Secretariat are fully functional by the time move offices reopen on 8th May, 2017.
He also directed deployment of security in all residential colonies both in Srinagar and Jammu.
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