Chief Secretary discusses modalities to start Srinagar Water Transport System


Chief Secretary, B B Vyas on Wednesday chaired a meeting to discuss the modalities towards operationalization of phase-1 of the Srinagar Water Transport System.

The spokesman said Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Secretary, PHE and I&FC, Anuj Malhotra Traffic Advisor, J&K and senior officers of various departments attended the meeting. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir participated in the meeting via video conferencing.

The phase-1 of the Srinagar Transport System involves navigation in specific stretches of River Jhelum and Dal Lake through motor boats and motorized Shikara service.

Detailed deliberations were held in regard to the mandate and role of various departments and authorities including I&FC, Tourism, Transport, R&B and PDD besides SMC, LAWDA & J&KSWRRA in the operationalization of the Water Transport System.



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