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Secretariat to open at Srinagar on May 10



The offices at Civil Secretariat Srinagar shall formally open on 10 May 2021 at 9:30 am for employees stationed at Srinagar. As per GAD order No. 380, the JKRTC shall make available sufficient number of buses in good condition for transportation of employees on 1 and 2 May and on 9 May 2021.


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“In continuation to Government Order No. 354-JK(GAD) of 2021 dated 20.04.2021, No.365-JK(GAD) of 2021 dated 25.04.2021 and No.378-JK(GAD) of 2021 dated 26.04.2021, it is hereby ordered that the departments shall ensure that essential records are properly packed in boxes/trunks at Jammu, well in time before convoy leaves,” the order said.

With regard to JKSRTC buses, the order said that the booking of buses would be for destinations of the employees, wherever feasible, an official handout said.

“Tickets shall be issued by the JKRTC in advance i.e. from April 28 to 30, 2021, both from the Civil Secretariat as well as from the main booking counters of JKRTC,” it added.

On account of shifting of records, the order said that JKRTC would also make available 10 trucks for shifting only the essential records from Jammu to Srinagar. “The SSP (Security), Civil Secretariat shall allow the entry of trucks in the Civil Secretariat, Jammu after proper scrutiny. The loaded trucks shall leave for Srinagar on May 9, 2021 (Sunday), in a convoy. JKRTC shall 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 break down of buses/trucks on the way. Mobile workshop(s) shall also accompany the convoy,” read the order.

As per order, J&K Police shall escort the convoy carrying employees and the records all along the route up to their respective destinations. “They shall also make sure that the move convoy is given precedence in crossing the Chenani-Nashri tunnel and the Jawahar tunnel. The Director General of Police, J&K will issue necessary guidelines to the field agencies accordingly. Health& Medical Education Department shall make arrangements for COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test of all employees, who are shifting to Srinagar, at Jammu just before departure. The number of counters should be adequate,” the order specified.

The government ordered that the Health & Medical Education Department would make arrangements for medical aid facilities at Jhajjar Kotli, Udhampur, Chenani, Ramban, Ramsu, Banihal & Qazigund on the days when the employees travel from Jammu to Srinagar.

“The Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education shall issue necessary instructions in this behalf to the Directorates of Jammu and Kashmir Divisions, accordingly. No moving employee shall occupy any government/EP/ Municipal/residential accommodation except under proper allotment order at either Jammu or Srinagar. Estates Department will ensure that government accommodation is allotted only to employees stationed at that location,” the order said.

As per order, the Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs shall ensure that ration counters are set up at appropriate locations around residential colonies of employees at Srinagar so as to ensure adequate supply of ration.




COVID: Jammu and Kashmir reports 4,509 new COVID cases and 65 deaths




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COVID: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday recorded 4,509 new COVID cases, taking the tally in UT to 2,29,407, while 65 COVID deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours pushing the death toll to 2,912 in the Union Territory, officials said.

Out of the fresh COVID cases, 1,759 were reported from Jammu division and 2,750 cases were from the Kashmir division, they said.

The number of active COVID cases has reached 51,542 in the Union Territory, while 1,74,953 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.

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The death toll due to the COVID reached 2,912 as 65 fresh fatalities – 46 in the Jammu region while 19 in the Kashmir valley were reported in the past 24 hours.

The officials said that Srinagar district recorded the highest number of COVID cases that is 863 cases, followed by 621 in Jammu district and 377 in Baramulla district.

Meanwhile, police have arrested 145 people and lodged 92 FIRs for violating COVID guidelines and realising fine to the tune of Rs 1,09,200 from 678 people for violating the COVID guidelines in the Kashmir valley, a spokesman said.


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Pass system for J&K employees: Admin




The district administration Srinagar on Tuesday stated that the movement of government employees shall be facilitated through the pass system from tomorrow (Wednesday).

Srinagar district administration in a tweet has requested the HODs to place requisition for passes immediately.


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“Movement of Government officials shall be facilitated through a Pass system from tomorrow. All HODs are requested to kindly place requisition for passes immediately,” Srinagar district administration tweeted.

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Civil Secretariat To Reopen In Srinagar Today




On Tuesday the Civil Secretariat of J&K will finally reopen after a gap of 6 months in the summer capital of the UT. This year due to a surge in covid cases partial darbar move took place so the Secretariat will also function in Jammu. Today at 9:30 am JK LG Manoj Sinha will go to the Secretariat after which the working at the Secretariat will start.


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According to the reports, 62 offices will primarily work from Srinagar while 73 will primarily work from Jammu. 13 offices will have civil secretariat-like arrangement during this period. The Administrative Secretaries will be available at Srinagar and Jammu as per the roster already worked out by the government.

This year 2 major changes took place during the Darbar move. First maximum records were transferred through online mode and second, the administration prepared lists of employees those who wanted to work from Jammu and those who wanted to work from Srinagar.

As per executive no god of honour and other customs will take place and simply, the work will continue in the Secretariat.

Amish Mahajan
Content Writer
JK Media


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Covid-19 Stats

12 May 2021, 6:17 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

23,648,453 Total Cases
257,524 Death Cases
19,660,952 Recovered Cases


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