In order to culminate all the smart city projects, the government of Jammu and Kashmir is concentrating on the timelines and the projects are being monitored at the highest level.
Recently Chief Secretary, went on a late evening visit of the Srinagar city to take stock of the double shift of works under progress under Srinagar Smart City Limited.
On the occasion he was accompanied by Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department; Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and CEO, Smart City Srinagar.
The tour commenced from the under-construction traditional Souq market and craft center, followed by visits to the civil lines area of Batmaloo, Ghanta Ghar and sports arena at MA Road here.
He was informed that the Souq Market project aims at revitalizing traditional craft-making by integrating modern infrastructure and amenities while preserving its cultural and architectural heritage. He said that the ongoing works should ensure that the design aligns with the vision of creating a vibrant and attractive marketplace.
He assessed the measures taken towards incorporation of smart elements into the city infrastructure such as intelligent lighting systems, waste management facilities, and digital connectivity to enhance the overall shopping experience and promote sustainable practices in the city.