Crescent Kashmir

Riverfront project

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Srinagar city has a lot to offer to the tourists but the pending project of Srinagar Riverfront Phase-I if implemented on time would be the one of the major attractions for the tourists as the city is being developed as a smart city under the center’s smart city project.

Recently the Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir held a review meeting for the river front project and has asked the officials to monitor the developments on the ground and inform him accordingly.

He earlier held many visits to the river front of the Srinagar city and gave some on spot directions to the different wings of the government for the completion of the project.

He chaired a meeting of Srinagar Smart City Limited regarding Development of Srinagar RiverFront from Zero Bridge to Amira Kadal under Srinagar Smart City project, here.

Planning officers of Srinagar Smart City Limited gave a detailed presentation on the Srinagar Riverfront Development Phase-I from Zero Bridge to Amira Kadal during which the officers showed pictures from the past and gave detailed proposals for upgradation of Riverfront road.

The officers highlighted the issues on the site regarding encroachment, deteriorated conditions of Ghats, fencing around green areas which are acting as barriers for users, dilapidated conditions of heritage buildings, additional railings create segregation and drainage issues, lack of provision of Universal accessibility at embarking points to RiverFront, lack of provision of Universal accessibility to public toilets, and other issues related electric wires and poles etc.

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