26 Sq KMs OF CITY LAND IN FORCES’ USE
Srinagar, Apr 3: Believe it! After civilians, Srinagar city’s biggest population is the Army and other paramilitary forces.
As per the data compiled by a consultancy service on various land use categories in Srinagar local area for the year 2012, out of the city’s total local area of 417 sq kms as per Master Plan 2001-2021, while 81 sq kms (19%) are under residential use, 26 sq kms (7%) are under the use of army and other paramilitary forces.
Besides, as per the data, 8.03 sq kms (1.92%) of the city’s local area is under commercial use, 12 sq kms (2.88%) under the use of public and semi-public utilities (hospitals and schools), 7.18 sq kms (1.72%) under recreational use (gardens & parks), 14.20 sq kms (3.40%) under traffic and transport use, 2.56 sq kms (0.61%) under industrial use, 6.91 sq kms (1.66%) under forest use, 58.16 sq kms (14%) under the use of water bodies and 200 sq kms (48%) are under the agriculture and allied activities’ use.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 3 Apr 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 3 Apr 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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