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SRINAGAR: Srinagar Smart City Limited (SSCL) on Friday conducted a stakeholders consultation on Smart City Projects at the Auditorium of the Department of Information and Public Relations, Srinagar.

The consultation saw the participation of people from different walks of life to discuss and deliberate on the projects of the Srinagar Smart City and how well the life of citizens is going to change for the better.

Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation/CEO, Srinagar Smart City Limited Athar Aamir Khan, while speaking on the occasion said that the basic idea behind organising workshops or holding stakeholders consultation is to get feedback from the locals on how they are feeling about the ongoing projects. He said that idea sharing and cross learning and holding deliberations and discussions with the stakeholders and clearing misconceptions is the main objective of the consultation.

CEO gave a detailed presentation highlighting the working and objectives of the Smart City and deliberated on the broad themes for development. He delved on the Jhelum waterfront development and water transport, Heritage Conservation and Downtown Renewal, Urban Mobility Street and Intersection Development, Information Technology, City Beautification, Green Srinagar, Integrated Solid Waste Management among other things.

Srinagar Smart City Limited has launched an initiative to hear from the people through citizen perception survey (CPS) about the projects of Smart City, from 9 November to 23 December, 2022.

CEO said that all stakeholders are working in tandem to make Srinagar city the best example of the smart city movement in the country. He said that with a wide range of smart solutions and infrastructure, we hope to enhance resource efficiency and seamless citizen services.

He said that Smart City Mission envisions transforming Srinagar into an eco-friendly, resilient, and socio-economically vibrant city that celebrates its natural and cultural heritage creating harmony and opportunities for all.

Later, a question-answer session was held during which the stakeholders posed questions that were answered by the functionaries.

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