Srinagar: Authorities have decided to beautify 500-year old Khankah-e-Naqshband Sahib (RA) in Downtown here on heritage pattern.
In this regard, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar , Mohammad Aijaz Asad visited Khankahi Naqashband Sahib(RA) at Nowhatta area of Shaher-e-Khaas of and took stock of measures being taken for development of the historic shrine which is one of the finest examples of Kashmiri ancient and medieval wooden architecture.
On the occasion, the DC was informed that a detailed project report of Rs 6.50 crore has been prepared for the beautification and renovation of the Khankah.
The DC directed the concerned to take up the measure for physical works so that all works proposed in DPR are completed at the earliest.
He also for speeding up the process of land acquisition undertaken to expand the Khankah compound.
The DC further asked them to construct a washroom at the shrine premises and ornamental grill around the Khankah of Naqashband Sahib (RA).
While interacting with the local members of the Khankah, the DC assured them that all possible measures will be taken to further beautify the Khankah of Naqashband Sahib (RA) on heritage pattern and upgrade the facilities for convenience of the devotees.