- Published: 04 September 2021
Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) to serve as a foundation for developing highly informed quality landscape projects across Jammu city.
Avny Lavasa, Commissioner JMC and Chief Executive Officer Jammu Smart City Limited and Nagendra Singh Jamwal, Registrar, SMVDU signed the MoU.
The areas of collaboration outlined in the five-year agreement cover the landscape planning and design works, essentially envisioned at transforming Jammu city as Smart City under the flagship Smart City Mission of the Government of India.
The highly experienced faculty of School of Architecture and Landscape Design, SMVDU, shall provide services with respect to site appraisal and suitability, site planning, landform and grading, surface drainage design and water management, irrigation design, open space design-hard and soft areas, planting design, landscape structures and features, garden furniture design, illumination design, graphic design and signage, tendering services, periodic inspection and evaluation works.
On the other hand, JMC shall provide, inter alia, detailed requirements of the project, property lease/ ownership documents, where applicable, a site plan, to a suitable scale, showing boundaries, contours at suitable intervals, existing physical features including any existing roads, paths, trees, existing structures, existing service and utility lines and such lines to which the proposed service can be connected.
Avny Lavasa, Commissioner JMC, CEO JSCL, said, “This MoU would go a long way in well guided, quality, and timely execution of the projects by leveraging on the expertise and domain knowledge of SMVDU.”
Padma Shri Prof Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Vice Chancellor, SMVDU said, “Professionals and Technical Experts of the University are being encouraged to engage in institutionalized consultancy with different Government departments in UT of Jammu and Kashmir. Besides Architectural Landscaping and Design, we are collaborating for projects pertaining to civil works, heritage conservation, energy conservation, public health, and establishment of industrial biotechnology parks.”
Quelle/Source: Daily Excelsior, 28.08.2021