Crescent Kashmir

Srinagar city

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Srinagar city has not only importance of being the capital but it has huge potential to attract tourists and has the circuit of even heritage tourism along with Dal Lake.

The government has been trying to keep the Srinagar city in a good shape and has been facing a lot of problems regarding its solid waste management.

Recently a Parliamentary delegation asked officers of Jammu and Kashmir administration to make Srinagar the cleanest city. They also discussed the problems being faced for the solid waste management in the city which has a growing population.

They reviewed waste management, priority sector lending by banks and safety measures put in place by oil companies so that the city becomes safe for the people and also for the visitors.

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Subordinate Legislation recently held threadbare discussion with J&K administration on several issues related to the waste management rules laying special emphasis on Swachh Bharat Mission and cleanliness of rivers and lakes in J&K.

The committee was briefed by the Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta about the historical steps taken by the administration during the past couple of years. The CS informed the visiting delegation that the UT has fully adopted the 73rd and 74th amendments of the constitution bringing governance to the grassroots level.

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