Zainakadal, adjacent areas to be developed on heritage pattern: Sagar
Srinagar, Aug 27: Zainakadal and its adjoining areas would be developed along a heritage pattern so that the historic importance of the localities is restored.
This was stated by the Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Ali Muhammad Sagar during a meeting here. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B. B. Vyas, Chief Engineer R&B, Managing Director JKPCC, Joint Director Tourism and other senior officers.
Sagar while asking the officers to speed up the pace of work on the project said that the funds have already being earmarked. “Care should be taken to involve experts, who can effectively advice the executing agencies for carrying out the work in consonance with the local architecture and taste,” Sagar said.
The Minister further directed the officers to acquire the structures which may be needed for the same and also adequate compensation should be given to the families getting displaced. “We have to take utmost care to see that the pristine glory of the area which used to be the main trading and cultural centre from times immemorial is restored,” he added.
Pertinently, a massive beautification project has been undertaken by the Government for the areas around Zaina kadal which include the Budshah tomb, Khankh-i-moulla and other historical sites around the area. The project would also cater to the landscaping and development of the river fronts along the area.
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