In order to streamline the transport system, the government of Jammu and Kashmir is working on Multimodal Transport integration with the Metrolite project.
In this direction recently Divisional Commissioner Kashmir took a decision that soon they will discuss the Metrolite project for Srinagar City.
The government has been working over the entire idea of the Metrolite project, its alignment, land acquisition, system parameters, alternative routes for traffic, stabling depots, shifting of utilities, multi-model system linkages and integration of bus stand, cycle stand and rickshaw stand besides footpath upgradation.
At the outset, the RITES team gave a detailed presentation in which they elaborated the entire project details including the quantity of land required, cost of project and other features.
He directed the MD, MRTC and RITES team to include a plan of protection for security establishments falling along the corridors of Metrolite.
He emphasized on the executing agency to work out the plan to identify private land and govt land belonging to UT Government and Central Government separately along the corridors
He directed MD MRTC to station some staff members in Srinagar who would work with local experts of various departments to get actual ground status and necessary plans needed to be integrated with the project.