Jammu, Nov 30: The
Jammu and Kashmir executive has set a September 2024 time limit to begin
operations at the Rs 9,590 crore metro undertaking for dual towns of Jammu and
Srinagar, an reliable spokesperson stated.
Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu previous this week chaired
a gathering to study the proposed Mass Speedy Transit Gadget (MRTS) and the Mild
Rail Tasks for Jammu and Srinagar.
Dheeraj Gupta, fundamental secretary, Housing and City
Building division gave an in depth presentation at the Mild Rail Tasks
in Jammu and Srinagar.
All over the assembly, it used to be knowledgeable that the undertaking costing
Rs 9,590 crore is anticipated to begin operations by means of September 2024, spokesman
It used to be additionally knowledgeable that the Mild Metro Increased Hall
in Jammu will attach Bantalab to Bari Brahmana Railway Station (Hall-1)
with a complete duration of 23 kilometres in phase-I and Exhibition Flooring to
Udheywala (Hall-1) and Exhibition Flooring to Satwari Chowk (Hall-2) in
Section-II, he stated.
In a similar way in Srinagar, Indra Nagar to HMT Junction
(Hall-1) and Hazuri Bagh to Osmanabad (Hall-2) each and every having a duration of
12.five km and Indra Nagar to Pampore Bus-stand (Hall-1) Hazuri Bagh to
Airport (Hall-2) will likely be taken up in Section-I and II, respectively, the
The Lieutenant Governor emphasised at the linkage of Mild
Metro stations with vacationer locations and puts receiving top footfall.
He directed the officials to arrange a plan for the clearance
of Proper of Means (RoW), land acquisition and different such issues.
For a hit implementation of the mega undertaking, the LG
seen that the making plans and building of Mass Speedy Transit must be
timed with the expansion in go back and forth call for.
On present situation of city shipping, it used to be knowledgeable that
the common day by day journeys in Jammu and Srinagar, catered by means of public and
intermediate public shipping, is 12 lakh (68 according to cent) and 21 lakh (88 according to
A number of essential problems together with main parameters for
choice of MRTS corridors, fare construction of more than a few operational metro rail
programs and transportation fashion additionally figured within the assembly.
A video presentation used to be additionally given at the proposed MRTS for
the towns of Jammu and Srinagar.
The reliable stated two MRTCs for each the towns had been
included in February this yr. ‘Metro Guy’ E Sreedharan has been appointed
because the fundamental marketing consultant to those firms, he stated.
“It’s proposed to have mild rail machine, the primary in
India, which could have low footprint, low noise, larger convenience, aesthetic
enchantment and can mix with the encompassing panorama,” Gupta stated.
As according to the approval, Srinagar Metropolitan Area will quilt
the spaces in districts of Srinagar, Budgam, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Baramulla,
Pulwama, Anantnag, Kulgam and Shopian, overlaying an approximate house of 2494.65
squarekm, he stated.
In a similar way, the Jammu Metropolitan Area will quilt the
spaces in Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Reasi, and Udhampur districts, overlaying a space
of 2216.58 squarekm.
The state executive in December 2018 had enacted the Jammu
and Kashmir Metropolitan Area Building Government Act, 2018 and
therefore created two umbrella government underneath it — Jammu Metropolitan
Area Building Authority and Srinagar Metropolitan Area Building
Those metropolitan area building government are
anticipated to serve the needs of coordination, but even so supervising the right kind,
orderly and speedy building of the spaces in those areas and executing
plans, tasks and schemes for such building whilst additionally elevating assets
for the mega tasks.
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