The 3-Archives Repositories one each at Jammu, Srinagar and Leh are housing app.20-lackh files of administrative and historical importance. The holdings include- Persian Records, Administrative Reports, Census Reports, Revenue Settlement Reports, Council Proceedings, Council Orders, various Commission Reports, Gazetteers, Gazettes, and Revenue Record etc. The records date back to 1724(Moughal period) and are open to public / scholars upto 1960 except confidential and classified records.
The Srinagar Archives Repository is housed in old Sectt. complex Srinagar and Archieves Repository Jammu in Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex Jammu . The historical records in Jammu Repository are indexed upto 1947 while as in Srinagar Repository records are duly listed.
With a view to preserve the important historical records in electronic image form and facilitate easy retrieval system for scholars and put on Official Website 19 lack pages of important archival records from Jammu, Srinagar and Leh repositories have been digitized so for under phase I & II. Under phase- III another 50-lack pages of important records are being digitized. In digitization process priority of important records is being maintained strictly.