Mayor reviews handover of R&B City Roads Division to SMC

Asks for grading of all city roads as per physical status



Srinagar February 09:(KNS)      A comprehensive meeting  regarding   the status of transfer of  City Roads of R&B to SMC under 74th Constitutional Amendment Act under the chairmanship of Mayor SMC  Mr Junaid Azim Mattu  was today held in his office Chambers.

Besides Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation Mr Gazanfar Ali,
S.E R&B , Joint Commissioner Adm, SE DrainageCircle SMC,Joint Commissioner Works SMC,
ExecutiveEngineerRRWD/LRWD/CDC/S&DII, SO Planning SMC, sttended the meeting.

During the course of meeting it was decided that every single lane in srinagar city will be surveyed properly.

There will be ward wise analysis in all 74 electoral wards for every single lane to be identified as  motorable and non motorable  roads.

The motorable  roads with the width of 10 feet and above will go under macadamization  and will be looked after by City Roads Division and the non motorable roads with width of less than 10 feet will be taken up for tiling  and shall be  looked after by SMC works division .

The meeting also discussed the strategy of formulating  the action plan in order to have  effective  implementation of transferring of city roads of R& B to SMC .

Mr Mattu also directed the concerned to constitute a four memeber committee who shall take up weekly meetings with the officials of City Roads R& B for smooth functioning with  productive  results.

It was further informed in the meeting that  SMC will have supervisory control over  1462 km road length that will be trasffered by city roads division of R&B  for its upgradation, the engineers in this regard  were directed to prepare action plan for the year 2021- 2022 so that works are tendered in the month of March and taken up by Month of April.

At the end of the meeting Mr Mattu stressed on the need of  having proper coordination , hard work and dedication among  all officers of Corporation for this new assignment to start up and and to be taken to its logical end with the support of one and all in the Corporation.(KNS)

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