Browsing: Infrastructure

This section profiles the infrastructure projects across various sectors and facets if life. Key to the projects is the economics and policy interventions and this section offers detailed narratives.

Health
Ambulance Chasing

A decade after National Health Mission sanctioned 416 ambulances for Jammu and Kashmir, the vehicles are yet to arrive, reports…

Governance A girl walks outside deserted Dooru hospital building. KL Image by Shah Hilal
A Model Wasted

Deep down south, the government invested heavily in creating a model health centre. As it is waiting for inauguration, part…

Governance Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar ) (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)
Bad Times?

In the last 40 years, the Kashmir government changed three sets of clocks on Srinagar’s landmark Ghanta Ghar, but none…

Governance Abandoned DH Pora hospital building. KL Image by Faheem Mir
Wasted Investment

In Srinagar and in Kashmir periphery, there are dozens of buildings meant to house schools, hospitals and other public facilities,…

Infrastructure
Highway Halt

At any point of time during winters, Kashmiris form a major travelling population in this part of the world; some…

Governance
Generational Spill Over

A Rs 2.13 crore irrigation project approved by the Planning Commission in 1979 was initiated by Sheikh Abdullah in 1981,…

Infrastructure
Old Job, New Initiative

In order to revive state’s development narrative, the governor’s administration constituted a shell company that will raise Rs 8000 crore…

Energy
Transmission Tales

In order to ensure that the existing fragile and inadequate power transmission system to Kashmir has a back-up, a REC…

Infrastructure
Bypassing Livelihoods

As the people have started enjoying the ‘long drive’ on Kashmir’s first motorway, the alternative highway, saving time and fuel,…

Infrastructure
Forlorn, Forgotten?

Karnah belt that was flattened by the October 2005, earthquake is in a deep crisis for lack of credible accessibility.…

Infrastructure
Missed the Bus

Not being realised by the policy makers or the stake-holders, passengers using public transport waste a part of their life…

Cover Story
Distorting Srinagar?

As Srinagar is inching towards becoming a Smart City with emphasis on heritage and tourism, a revised Master Plan has…

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