Srinagar: Advisor to Governor K K Sharma on Saturday was informed that approved Master Plan of Srinagar has 53 zones, an official spokesman here.
He said the advisor reviewed the zonal plan preparation of Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development, Dheeraj Gupta, vice- chairman, Srinagar Development Authority, Parvez Sajad Ganie, Chief Town Planner, Fayaz Ahmad Khan and other senior officers.
During the review, the Advisor was apprised about the progress made in preparation of the zonal plans.
It was informed that approved Master Plan of Srinagar has 53 zones, he said, adding that it was also stated that the despite insufficient man power available the dead line was fixed for its completion by May, 2020.
The Advisor directed the Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development to have periodic reviews about the progress of Zonal Plans and also suggested in order to expedite the preparation on zonal plans possibilities may also be explored of extra professional man power including subject experts for value addition of the work.
The Advisor also discussed urban development scenario in light of the approved master plan and directed further that the document should not confined to paper work alone but should be converted in deliverables on the ground.