Akhtar calls for revival of water transport

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SRINAGAR: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today inaugurated a day long workshop on Urban Mobility Transformation Solutions for Srinagar City organized by SMC

Speaking on the occasion, Minister called for smooth mobility of transport for entire valley including Srinagar city and stressed on revival of traditional water transport, which has been abandoned in contemporary times.

He asked for proper planning of entire city with regard to smooth flow and pedestrian spaces.

On the occasion, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan said the interaction with experts, during the workshop, will definitely help in finding out ways and means in urban mobility.

Commissioner SMC Dr Shafqat Khan said the SMC envisions to see Srinagar as smart city and it isn’t possible without urban mobility transformation solutions.

Sargun Shukla SSP Srinagar (Traffic), Amit Bhatt Head of Urban Transport at WRI India, Vivek Ogra Director Technology & Innovation VBSOFT India Limited, Manish Chaube General Manager Bhopal City Links Limited, Jignesh Mehta Associate professor School of Planning CEPT University and Laghu Parashar Transport Advisor UMTC also spoke on this occasion.

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