Jammu, April 10 (Only Kashmir): In connection with the bi-annual Durbar Move, the Government offices observing five days week shall close at Jammu on April 26, 2019 (Friday) after the office hours and offices observing six days week shall close at Jammu on 27 April 2019 (Saturday) after the office hours. All the offices shall reopen at Srinagar on May 06 (Monday), 2019.
According to an order issued by the Government here today, all the departments shall ensure that records are packed after working hours on last working day.
It has been ordered that the offices moving in camp shall carry only 33% of the strength of staff in that particular office or 10 officials whichever is minimum or as specifically indicated.
All Departments have been asked to depute their advance parties on 22nd April, 2019 consisting of one Gazetted Officer and four to five Non- Gazetted employees who will receive the records at Srinagar.
J&K SRTC has been asked to make available sufficient number of buses in good condition for transportation of Kashmir based employees on 27th and 28th April and Jammu based employees on 4th and 5th May, 2019. The booking of buses shall be for the destination of the employees wherever feasible. Tickets shall be issued by SRTC in advance i.e. from April 18th both from Civil Secretariat as well as from the main booking counters of SRTC. IGP Traffic will coordinate movement of conveys on these days.
J&K SRTC will also make available trucks for shifting the records from Jammu to Srinagar. The trucks shall be requisitioned by the departments from J&K SRTC and the departments shall draw advance for meeting carriage and package charges. The trucks shall be allowed to enter the Secretariat premises on 27th April 2019.
The loaded trucks shall leave for Srinagar on April 28, 2019 in a convoy. J&K SRTC will also ensure that one Crane, two empty Buses and two empty Trucks accompany the convoy on the respective days so that the employees do not face inconvenience due to any break down of buses/trucks on the way. Mobile workshop shall also accompany the convoy.
Special Move T.A shall be paid at the uniform rate of Rs. 15,000/-per employee. This shall be drawn and disbursed in advance. Special move T.A shall not, however, be payable to such of the employees who do not move within the prescribed time. Advance pay is also authorized in terms of Rule 14.26 of the J&K Financial code (vol-1) in favour of such of the Non-Gazetted moving employees who may apply for the same which shall be recoverable in installments as per rules.
The Salary for the month of April, 2019 in respect of all the employees working in moving offices shall be drawn on 22nd of April, 2019.
It is further ordered that no leave shall be admissible in combination/continuation of move days except in very exceptional circumstances. The concerned Administrative Secretaries shall sanction leave whatever due to the employees on very exceptional circumstances. All the Administrative Departments shall detach the staff if any, attached by them from subordinate offices of Jammu division by or before 25th of April 2019.
The office timing on the reopening of the offices at Srinagar shall be 9.30 am to 5.30 pm in respect of Civil Secretariat and heads of department located within the Civil Secretariat premises and 10 am to 4.30 pm in respect of all moving Departments located outside the Civil Secretariat and observing six days week.