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Advisor to Government of J&K on ‘Smart Cities’ and Chairman Sabarmati Riverfront Development Corporation Keshav Verma IAS ( Retd) today urged the officers to expedite the work in progress mode and ensure the completion of projects within the framed timeline.

In this regard, a meeting was chaired by Verma at the central office of SMC Karan Nagar to review and discuss various projects taken up under the Smart City mission for the upgradation and improvement of Srinagar City.

During the course of the meeting, Commissioner SMC/ CEO Smart City Ltd, Athar Amir Khan briefed about various projects including Srinagar River Front Development, Water transport, Ghat improvement Upgradation of Batamaloo CBD( Central Business District) including traditional souq market and craft exhibition centre is proposed.

Verma was further informed about the overall upgradation of Shehri Khaas including streetscape building facades, rationalisation/ undergrounding of overhead electric cables.

A detailed review of the upgradation of CBD including the Lal Chowk area was taken which includes, which includes upgradation/improvement of MA Road, Residency Road, Lal chowk precincts, food Street, Flea market, Ghanta Ghar and the public space around which are proposed for a complete overhaul.

The Dal improvement projects in which waterfront development around Dal lake including the construction of pedestrian walkways and cycling infrastructure was informed by Commissioner SMC/ CEO Smart City Ltd.

While taking stock of various projects and their execution mode, Verma enquired from officials about the timeline within which the various projects would be executed and completed. He was informed that the projects have been allotted and mobilisation has started.

He directed me to expedite the work on these projects and ensure to complete them in a time-bound manner.

While stressing on significance and beauty of Srinagar city, he said that Srinagar City is itself an outward-looking and mesmerizing City with such an amazing beauty climate and we should make it more liveable with sustainable infrastructure.

While emphasizing Riverfront projects, Verma said that besides the works in progress under various SSCL projects for its execution, it is very important to have a cleaner and healthier city.


Quelle/Source: Daily Excelsior, 06.05.2022

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