& Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered shifting of different administrative departments from Jammu to
as part of the annual exercise, commonly called
, to move the functioning of the government back to the summer capital of the union territory.
“The departments whose headquarters will move to Srinagar include
, culture, estates, finance, floriculture, general administration, horticulture, higher education, hospitality & protocol, industries & commerce, information technology, law, justice & parliamentary affairs, labour & employment, public works, social welfare, school education,
, tourism, youth services & sports,” the order stated.
It said, “Animal/sheep husbandry & fisheries, ARI & trainings, cooperative, disaster management relief, rehabilitation reconstruction, election, food, civil supplies & consumer affairs, forest,
& environment, health & medical education, home, housing & urban development, information,
, planning, development & monitoring, power development, revenue, rural development &
, transport and tribal affairs will function from Jammu secretariat.”
Likewise, agriculture production and science & technology would function from both Jammu and Srinagar secretariats, it added.
Pertinently, the tradition of Darbar Move was started by Maharaja
in 1872 to escape extreme summer and winter weather conditions in the two regions.