River Jhelum development project will be completed on time: LG Manoj Sinha

Srinagar, Mar 21: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that works undertaken under River Jhelum development project will be completed on time. He said people will reap benefits of the project by August 2023.

“Development projects on River Jhelum will be completed at proper time, along with restarting of water transport. The Srinagar Municipal Commissioner told me that left bank will be fully completed while right bank will be finished till General Post Office (GPO),” LG Sinha made these remarks while taking stock of works taken up by Srinagar Smart City Limited to facelift the city.

LG said that people of Srinagar will be able to benefit from developmental projects by July or August this year. “There will be cafes for youth, free internet services and development of roads. I feel Srinagar Municipal Corporation is doing good work. The old identity of Srinagar will come up with a new look,” LG said.

He inspected the progress of Jhelum River Front Project and was accompanied by Commissioner SMC Athar Amir Khan and other concerned officers. kns

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