The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has started some mega projects in Jammu for Jammu smart city. In this direction recently LG Manoj Sinha inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various Jammu Smart City Projects worth around Rs 97.11 crore.
He said that these projects, tapping the vast potential and liveliness of Jammu city will strengthen the infrastructure and improve the quality of life.
The government is committed to transforming urban infrastructure, making cities sustainable, people-friendly, modern and aesthetically more beautiful. Jammu Smart City envisages development using modern technology.
The projects that were inaugurated by him included Smart Public Bicycle Sharing Service and Smart Façade Lighting for Tawi Bridges having a combined cost of Rs 14.06 crore. The Lt Governor laid the foundation stones for projects costing Rs 83.05 crore included Apsara Road and adjoining area development, and improvement of 23 important road junctions.
He observed that in J&K the development projects are being implemented at an unprecedented pace. Jammu and Srinagar cities will have air conditioned e-busses by October this year and soon our smart cities will also have Metro projects. H&UD Department would implement the project for development of housing & residential areas which will further accentuate J&K’s economy and provide affordable Housing solutions to common man.