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Chief Secretary reviews Durbar Move arrangements


Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam chaired a high-level meeting here this morning to take a comprehensive review of the arrangements for bi-annual DurbarMove.

The meeting was informed that as per the orders already issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the offices observing 5-day week shall close in Srinagar on 26 October 2018 after office hours and offices observing 6-day week shall close on 27 October 2018 after office hours. All the offices will reopen in Jammu on 5 November 2018.

The meeting was told that adequate arrangements are in place for ferrying of official records and transportation of employees on October 27th, 28th and 29thand November 3rd and 4th. Only one-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar will be allowed during these five days.

Secretary, Information Technology, Saugat Biswas informed the meeting that the IT Department is working towards installation of dedicated computers in each Department at the Civil Secretariat, both at Srinagar and Jammu, to avoid wear and tear during physical transportation of computers with bi-annual Durbar Move.