Smart City planning
Srinagar is being developed as a smart city along with the winter capital Jammu and the work is in progress in both the cities as the both Divisional Commissioners are monitoring all the developmental projects under the smart city project themselves.
Recently in a review meeting for the riverfront projects, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir asked the officials to complete the development of infrastructure within the timeline.
The Smart City planning team suggested various proposals for transformation of Riverfront including the features like directional signages and interpretation boards, public toilets, lighting and illumination, landscaping, walkway and cycle path, access improvements, pop up features, children play elements, picket fencing, jetty points, Wi-Fi hubs, CCTV surveillance etc
He directed concerned officers to realign the electric wires and poles to clear the visual pollution. He also directed designing of footpaths and directed revenue officers to provide the land details pertaining to the private persons or bodies and government.
He also directed officers to check whether the present and old Ghats can suffice or needs redevelopment to cater to the increased population and other activities.
He sought complete details about the heritage buildings falling in the said stretch and their rightful owners whether Government or Private.