JK News Today
Jammu, April 15:

The J&K Government on Thursday announced deferment of the bi-annual Durbar Move in view of the rising cases of COVID-19 in the Union territory.
In a series of tweets, Lt. Governor Manoaj Sinha said “ As J&K is witnessing surge in number of Covid cases , the threat it poses to people/staff on the move and the implementation of e- office in both the Secretariat, in move offices, it has been decided to defer the Darabar move this time.”

The Lt. Governor also said that the Durbar move offices functioning will not be affected . He added: “:However, Secretariat will function in both Srinagar & Jammu with staff equitably split between two Secretaries will function from both locations in an equitable manner Office functioning will not be affected as files to move electronically between both Secretariats in eOffice”
Sinha also disclosed that the in view of the sharply rising cases of Covid in J&K, the Government has taken few important decisions ensuring safety of employees of . “ Darbar move deferred because of Covid. Secretariat to function in both Srinagar and Jammu . Office functioning not to be affected due to e-office.”

Originally , the Darbar move offices were to close in Jammu on April 30 and re-open in Srinagar on May 10