Metro Man E Sreedharan reviews Srinagar Metro project

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Srinagar: Metro Man E Sreedharan, the Principal Adviser to the J&K Government for the Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) project in the state, on Friday visited the proposed MRTS corridors for Srinagar city.

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  • Sreedharan along with Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Secretary, housing and urban development department, and Raghav Langer, Chief Executive Officer, J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency, conducted an on-the-spot inspection of various locations in the city, according to an official statement.
  • The team had inspected various locations in Srinagar including- Shalteng Batmaloo, Jehangir Chowk, Amirakadal, Sonwar, Nowhatta, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences and Ellahi Bagh.

  • Sreedharan was informed about the North-South and East-West corridors proposed by the RITES Limited, a PSU under Ministry of Railways, in its draft DPR (Detailed Project Report).
  • The halting points would be decided keeping in view the high-density traffic areas, key business and administrative areas, where the daily influx of the commuters is huge, he was also informed.
  • The RITES representatives gave on-the-spot presentation of the draft DPR prepared by it for the Srinagar MRTS project.
  • The statement said, Sreedharan suggested some modifications during the site visit as per the ground conditions.

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