Durbar Move: 150 Trucks, 60 Buses Deployed For Ferrying Official Records



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Chief Secretary, B R Sharma, Tuesday reviewed Durbar move arrangements from Srinagar to Jammu in a meeting with officers.

The Civil Secretariat and other move offices will close in Srinagar on October 30, 2015 and open in Jammu on November 9, 2015.

“It was informed in the meeting that as many as 150 trucks and 60 buses have been deployed for ferrying official records and employees on 31st October and 1st November, and on 7th and 8th November,” the official spokesperson said. “In this connection, the Chief Secretary directed for putting in place all necessary measures to ensure smooth movement of durbar move vehicles. He directed that extra buses and trucks be kept available during the move days besides adequate number of cranes, mobile workshops, recovery vans, medical mobile teams, ambulances along with necessary equipment and staff deployed en-route to meet any exigency. He also directed the concerned to ensure that move employees are not overcharged by taxis, etc.”

Chief Secretary also asked representatives from BEACON to ensure good condition of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway especially at vulnerable spots during the move days, the spokesperson said.

“It was also informed that during move days, army and other paramilitary convoys will reduce their movement to facilitate smooth movement of durbar move vehicles. Arrangements have also been made for providing escort security to the employees and convoys carrying the official records from Srinagar to Jammu.”


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