First Multilevel Car Parking Waiting for Inauguration


Srinagar: The state’s first semi-automatic multilevel car parking facility is just a cut-of–ribbon away as the JK Economic and Reconstruction Agency is waiting for Chief Minister’s nod to inaugurate the modern facility.

The parking has been completed at the erstwhile KMDA at Lal Chowk here being tested for trail runs and shall be operational soon, ERA officials said.

This hi-tech parking facility in city centre is being constructed by JKERA under its ongoing JKUSDIP (Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Programme) funded by Asian Development Bank.

The parking constructed at a cost of Rs 27.15 crore, consists of five levels which will accommodate 288 light motor vehicles and provide much needed parking facility in one of busiest commercial places in summer capital.

The facility comprises of 4 bays in 5 levels with each having parking space for 72 light motor vehicles. The facility is spread over an area of 1545 sqm which also includes three storied commercial complex comprising of office space and public toilet.

The parking facility with entry from Maulana Azad road and exit from exchange road will provide easy and safe parking for vehicle owners who will have to just place their vehicle over the automated pellet and vehicle will be automatically placed in the available vacant parking slot and similarly will be retrieved back from the slot and placed at the automated pellet with whole process taking 2 to 2.5 minutes.

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