Srinagar, Aug 11: In an odd growth, authorities for Srinagar Metropolitan Area—the Grasp Plan-2035 has drafted that the earlier grasp plans have been a failure to offer the town a secure route, reveals a roadmap of latest grasp plan.
The Grasp Plan-2035 public coverage doc accessed by the information company—Kashmir Information Observer (KNO), states that the grasp plan for Srinagar metropolis of 1971-91 and 1991-2001 didn’t pay a approach out to the secure route.
“There was a plan vacation type of state of affairs from 1991-2001 and the Grasp Plan-1991 was illogically prolonged as much as 2001, though an effort for the preparation of a second Grasp Plan was additionally made by means of Nationwide Institute of City Affairs within the mid-Eighties,” it reads.
The paperwork learn that the Grasp Plan 1971-91 was extra succinct and elaborate in understanding the town of Srinagar compared to the Grasp Plan 2000-21.
“Nevertheless each the Grasp Plans failed to offer Srinagar a secure route.”
The paperwork learn that the failure may be attributed to archaic institutional construction of city native our bodies together with Srinagar Municipal Company (SMC) and the Srinagar Growth Authority (SDA), involved departments etcetera entrusted with the implementation of the grasp plans.
In line with the paperwork, the Grasp Plan Srinagar 1971-91—first grasp plan acknowledged the existence of flood absorption basins and water our bodies in its east, west and south and the constraints of seismography within the southwest route.
“The grasp plan lined an space of 236 sq. kilometers together with 62 rural settlements with a projected inhabitants of 8.66 lakh’s,” it reads.
Equally, the Grasp Plan-1991 really useful the creation of three quantity synthetic lakes of 11, 22 and 12 acres every. Water of those lakes was proposed to be linked with the lined or open drains proposed to run parallel to proper financial institution of flood supplementary channel as much as Parimpora and it was offered both to be linked with the remedy plant or pumped into the Parimpora Nallah as could also be economical.