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No construction Zone in 500 meters on both sides of Semi-Ring road to prepare TPS : Div Com Kashmir

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SRINAGAR, MARCH 19: The Divisional Commissioner, (Div Com) Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting regarding Town Planning Schemes (TPSs) along the upcoming Semi Ring Road, Construction of Western Foreshore Road of Dal Lake and Town Planning Scheme in Budgam.

The meeting was attended by DC Srinagar; Commissioner, SMC; VC, LCMA; VC, SDA; ADC Budgam,  Chief Town Planner, Town Planning Organization;  Chief Engineers of R&B, PHE, I&C, KPDCL & KPTCL;  Project Director NHAI, Director, School of Planning and Architecture;  Chief Town Planner,  Gujarat besides other members and officers.

The meeting deliberated over the Town Planning Scheme on a community driven land management approach, viable alternative to land acquisition for planned and sustainable development, financial and land implications of Ring Road on proposed TPS, potential nodes along the Ring Road in all districts.

Besides, the meeting also discussed over development of Western Foreshore Road and its connection with Northern Foreshore Road and Boulevard for providing hassle free alternative access to NIT, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal and Mughal Gardens.

 Town Plan Scheme proposed at Budgam Railway Station was also discussed.

Earlier, the  Town Planner gave a detailed presentation regarding formulation, implementation of TPs, notification of TP areas, Constitution and  Development of Board under TP act  etc.

On the occasion, Div Com directed the concerned to collected the details of revenue villages connected by Ring Road in six districts and draft a notification regarding proposed Town Planning within the area  on both sides of Ring Road.

To prepare Town Plan Schemes, Div Com  directed for creating  no construction Zone in 500 meters on both sides of Semi-Ring road.

He also directed ADC Budgam to depute  patwaris of concerned halqas for verification of revenue records as requested by the TP officer for Town Plan near  Railway Station, Budgam. Besides, Div Com  directed him that the latest settlement records of the proposed TP area should be provided to concerned officers.

He also issued directions for deputation of municipality council officers for identification of municipal limits for TP at Budgam.

He also instructed for revising the already issued  Expression of Interest for Western Foreshore Road by J&K LCMA after some changes were requested by the Chief Town Planner.

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