JAMMU: The Civil Secretariat and other Darbar Move offices will close here on April 25 and April 26 respectively and would reopen in summer capital Srinagar on May 5.
According to a government order issued by General Administration Department (GAD) here Friday, the government offices observing five day week shall close in winter capital Jammu on Friday, April 25 after the office hours and the offices observing six day week shall close on Saturday, April 26 after the office hours. All these offices would reopen at Srinagar on Monday, May 5.
All the departments have been asked to ensure that records are packed in boxes after working hours on last working day of the offices.
It has been ordered that the offices moving in camp shall carry only 33 per cent 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 21, comprising one gazetted officer and four to five non-gazetted employees to receive the records in Srinagar. “The departments shall ensure that boxes are properly locked and their keys reach the advance parties at Jammu well in time,” the order said.
State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) has been asked to make available sufficient number of buses in good condition for transportation of Kashmir-based employees on April 26 and 27 and Jammu-based employees on May 3 and 4.
SRTC will also make available trucks for shifting the records from Srinagar to Jammu. The trucks shall be requisitioned by the departments from J&K SRTC and these shall be allowed to enter the Secretariat premises after 5.00 pm on the last working day. Loading of trucks shall commence on the day following the last working day. Loading of records in the offices located outside the Secretariat premises, observing six days week, shall take place after working hours on the last working day, the order added.