LG Okays Transport Nagar At Parimpora Near Srinagar



LG Manoj Sinha chairs Administrative Council meeting – File photo

Srinagar- The Union Territory Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Monday approved upgradation of Transport Nagar in Parimpora here, besides construction of new court complex in Bandipora district of North Kashmir.

The LG approved these decisions while chairing the Administrative Council (AC) meeting with his Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Principal Secretary Mandeep Kumar Bhandari and Chief Secretary Dr.Arun Kumar Mehta here on Monday, an official spokesperson said.

He said that the upgradation/ revamping of Transport Nagar, Parimpora will be carried out at an estimated cost of Rs. 31.58 Crore.

Revealing details about the components, the spokesperson said that it includes laying of road network, sewerage & drainage network, electric network to the tune of Rs. 30.00 Cr.

The project, he said, also includes development of parks/ green spaces & contingencies including consultancy to the tune of Rs. 1.58 Cr.

“The project aims at decongesting Srinagar city besides bringing all the transport agencies on one platform outside the city. It also envisages ensuring proper facilities both in terms of road network and other amenities at this vital business center,” the spokesperson said.

With the completion of the project, he said, nearly 76 transport agencies will be benefited, besides, providing and improving the livelihood of people and traders dealing with various trades.

Meanwhile, in a significant decision aimed to effectively address the legal concerns of the general public and increased litigation cases/judicial work-load of the district, the AC gave nod to the construction of new District Court Complex at Bandipora, the spokesperson said

The project, he said, has been considered to be funded under Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Development of infrastructure facilities for Judiciary” and is estimated to come up at a cost of Rs 35.12 Crore.

“The new Court Complex would include a three storeyed court building, Construction of Lawyers Chambers and Residential Quarters for Hon’ble Judges of District Court besides other facilities and basic amenities,” he added.

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