Metro Rail In Srinagar City Soon: LG

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government said on Monday that Metro rail service will soon come to Srinagar as the Union Territory administration has already sanctioned the proposal and sent the same for approval to the central government.

Speaking on the sidelines of an official function here on Monday, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that twin smart cities including Jammu and Srinagar will see many projects including car parking and others.

He added that work on car parking and beautification of the smart cities are going on, adding that places are being identified for the beautification and other processes.

Sinha also stated that the government has come up with a parking slot for 315 vehicles here and the space will be increased for more vehicles in coming days.

“In Smart City, there are many projects, which will come up very soon,” he said, adding that Administrative Council has sanctioned metro project for Srinagar and has sent for approval to the central government. “I hope the cabinet in centre would approve the project at earliest,” he said.

He also stated that it was for the first that people in Kashmir witnessed electricity during snowfall.—(KNO)

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