Srinagar: Rs 20 Crore to be Spent on Collection, Transportation of Solid Wastes

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KL Report

SRINAGAR

The engineering wing of Srinagar Municipal Committee Saturday informed that the government of India has already approved a Solid Waste Management project worth Rs 91.97 Crores out of which an amount of Rs 20.44 Crores has to be spent on collection and transportation of Solid Wastes from various areas within the jurisdiction of SMC.

Pertinently, MLA-elect from Amirakadal constituency in Srinagar, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday presided over a meeting of officers of various wings of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC). The meeting was convened to take stock of various developmental works going on and public utility issues pertaining to the constituency.

“The engineering wing of the corporation also informed the meeting that out of 77 developmental projects including public facilitation centers, dispensaries, play field, cycle shelter sheds and lavatories amounting to Rs 228.59 Lacs taken during the year 2014-2015 in Amirakadal constituency, 50 percent have been completed and 35 per cent works are in progress,” a PDP issued statement said.

It said that 15 per cent of works are yet to be taken up.

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