Jammu/ June,17 : In a significant move the Jammu & Kashmir Government has ordered that eighteen (18) department would move alongwith the records from Jammu to Srinagar and remain headquartered at Srinagar and an equal no of departments (18) would remain at Jammu with records and maintain headquarters there at the winter capital. Only two departments shall maintain the positions of headquarters at both Srinagar and Jammu as per the past precedence.
According to an order issued from the General Administration Department the departments to move with the records from Jammu to Srinagar in connection with the annual darbar move and remain headquartered at the summer capital include Civil Aviation, Culture, Estates, Finance, Flouriculture, General Administration Department (GAD), Horticulture, Higher Education, Hospitality & Protocol, Industries & Commerce, Information Technology, Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, Labour & Emplyment and Public Works (R&B),Social Welfare,School Education, Skill Development, Tourism at Youth Services & Sports.
The departments not to move with the records Srinagar and remain headquartered at Jammu include Animal/Sheep Husbandry & Fisheries, ARI& Trainings, Cooperatives, Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, Elections and Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Forest, Ecology & Environment, Health & Medical Education, Home, Housing & Urban Development , Information, Jal Shakti, Planning, Development & Monitoring, Power Development, Revenue, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Transport and Trial Affairs. The Agriculture Production and Science & Technology are the only two departments which would remain fully functional at both Srinagar and Jammu