Srinagar in focus
Government has decided to embark on the path of development in Jammu and Kashmir after the lifting of restrictions from the city due to Covid lockdown. Immediately the government held several meetings and decided to move ahead for the smart city projects of Srinagar.
In this direction recently in a high level meeting many new projects were passed for the Srinagar city and the government has decided to accelerate the process of development post Covid lockdown.
Though there are many difficulties to fast track the projects but the government is very keen to start work and approved the proposal for engagement of consultants for Public Private Partnership projects, Multi-Service Underground Ducting in city, and Smart Water metering through Jal Shakti Department.
The government has achieved a lot in the update of Jambandis, digitization of land records and ongoing work on 10 Model Revenue offices aimed at enhancement of citizen experience in service delivery. The board further approved development of Community Engagement and Grievance Management System
Chairman BoD and Divisional Commissioner emphasized on the focused area-based development and development of key infrastructure through concerted efforts for better citizen experience and tangible development. He directed the finalizing of the revenue model of SSCL through assets created, debt policy, and strict evaluation of DPRs submitted by the departments. He also directed for Heads of departments to play an active role for convergence projects and called for regular interactions for coordination.