Ruhullah unveils New Master Plan for Budgam
Srinagar, Aug 28: Minister for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Information Technology Aga Syed Ruhullah today said the Budgam town was rapidly expanding and it had almost touched the peripheries of Srinagar city.
The district has come into existence way back in 1979 and since then no expansion of Budgam town has been made.
He said that town needs new commercial and industrial hubs besides its areas and dimensions should be redesigned to incorporate every sector allied with advanced and progressive approach and vision.
The Minister was speaking at a function organized to present the curtain raiser of visionary documents/projections regarding New Master Plan for Budgam town. The function was also attended by District development Commissioner, Budgam Muhammad Rafi, Chief Town Planner, Hakeem Iftikhar ADC Budgam, M A Qureshi and other concerned officers and officials.
The New Master Plan prepared by the town planning authority was displayed on the projector screen to be keenly observed and also for the benefit of the concerned departments who have to execute the proposals and plans of the 20-year-road map.
The Chief Town Planner on the occasion said every sector had been incorporated as per the requirements of the plan. There would be space for sophisticated Housing Colonies IT parks, Green Patches well established private and public sector corporations/offices free and conjunction free communication facilities space for more health sector establishments and educational institutions with complete facilities. He said this was a curtain raiser of the projections/proposals and it would be kept available on website and also notified for the general public to ascertain their opinion suggestions before formatting the agenda.
Commenting on the vision documents of the Master Plan, Ruhullah said since the town had expanded beyond the capacity and the population was estimated to reach about 1.5 lakh in the next 20 years it was imperative that this Master Plan shall incorporate all our needs and requirements, so that this Master Plan proves to be a gift for the people for Budgam.
The Minister impressed upon the officers particularly key institution officers to work with dedication and devotion while discharging the duties.
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