Srinagar Master Plan to be in public domain soon: Dy CM


Srinagar: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that comprehensive Srinagar Master Plan (SMP) would be in public domain soon.

Intervening during the Question Hour, the Deputy Chief Minister informed the House that 85 per cent work of the Srinagar Master Plan has been completed, adding that in this regard the elected representatives would be taken on board before putting the SMP draft in the public domain. He said that during formation of the Master Plans of twin cities, the Government has taken on board the concerned experts of various Departments in the State as well.

 The Deputy Chief Minister said that some of the national and international experts were also invited to deliberate on the Master Plans during seminars and workshops held across the State. He said that their valuable suggestions and technical comments have been incorporated in the draft.

The Deputy Chief Minister, while responding to some of the members in the House said that Srinagar is the lifeline and developing it would be highest priority of the Government.

Earlier, while replying to the main question of Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Minister of State for Housing and Urban, Ms Asiea Naqash informed that Master Plan of Srinagar is in vogue and the revision of master Plan for Srinagar 2035 is in the advanced state of finalization and would be completed by July 2016.


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