SRINAGAR: The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the leadership of Lieutenant Governor Manoj on Monday approved the upgradation/revamping of Transport Nagar, at Parimpora Srinagar at an estimated cost of Rs. 31.58 Crore.
Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor; Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, JK and Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting.
The project components included the laying of a road network, sewerage & drainage network, and electric network at a cost of Rs. 30.00 Cr. It also includes the development of Parks, Green Spaces & contingencies including consultancy to the tune of Rs. 1.58 Cr.
The project aims at decongestion of Srinagar city besides bringing all the transport agencies on one platform outside the city. It also envisages ensuring proper facilities both in terms of the road network and other amenities at this vital business center. The project once completed will benefit nearly 76 transport agencies, besides, providing/improving the livelihood of people/traders dealing with various trades. (GNS)