SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary, Iqbal Khandey Tuesday reviewed the status of Master Plans for Srinagar, Jammu, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Patnitop and Katra Towns which are under revision by the concerned Development Authorities.
The Chief Secretary instructed all the Developmental Authorities to complete the draft of revised Master Plans within set deadlines and submit the same to the Administrative Department for cabinet approval.
Meanwhile, the Chief Secretary was briefed about the status of Jammu Master Plan which has already been submitted to the Administrative Department. After the Cabinet approves the Revised Master Plan, the same will be put in public domain to invite suggestions.
The Chief Secretary also asked for expediting the process of finalization of Revised Master Plans for tourist destinations including Gulmarg and Pahalgam and to submit the same to the administrative department within two weeks.
He was informed that Revised Master Plan for Katra Town has already been put in public domain.
The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary H&UD, Bipul Pathak, Vice Chairman SDA, VC LAWDA, VC JDA, Commissioner SMC, Chief Architect, J&K, Chief Town Planner Kashmir and Jammu, Town Planners of SDA, JDA and other officers.
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