AC approves upgradation, revamping of Transport Nagar, Parimpora
For Bandipora, new District Court Complex gets nod
Srinagar: The Administrative Council (AC) which met here today under Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha approved the upgradation/revamping of Transport Nagar, Parimpora (Srinagar) at an estimated cost of Rs. 31.58 crore, an official press release informed.
It said Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the LG; Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to the LG attended the meeting.
The project components include the laying of a road network, sewerage, and drainage network, electric network to the tune of Rs 30.00 cr. It also includes the development of Parks/Green Spaces & contingencies including consultancy to the tune of Rs 1.58 cr.
The project aims at decongestion of Srinagar city besides bringing all the transport agencies on one platform outside the city. It also envisages ensuring proper facilities both in terms of the road network and other amenities at this vital business center. This project once completed will benefit nearly 76 transport agencies, besides, providing/improving the livelihood of people/traders dealing with various trades, the press release said.
Separately in a decision aimed at effectively addressing the legal concerns of the general public and increased litigation cases/judicial workload of the district, the Administrative Council (AC) also gave nod to the construction of a new District Court Complex at Bandipora.
The project has been considered to be funded under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Development of infrastructure facilities for Judiciary” and is estimated to come up at a cost of Rs 35.12 cr.
The new Court Complex would include a three-storeyed court building, Construction of Lawyers Chambers and Residential Quarters for Hon’ble Judges of District Court besides other facilities and basic amenities, the press release said.