Srinagar, May 13: In a bid to decongest traffic in the city, Mayor of Srinagar, Junaid Azim Mattu inaugurated the SDA Parking lot near Baka Masjid in Batmaloo on Saturday.
The mayor expressed his commitment to equip the city with people-friendlystate-of-the-art infrastructure. He also emphasized the need for more parking slots in other parts of the city.
The inauguration of parking lot was attended by the concerned Corporator and officials from SDA and SMC. Addressing the local gathering, Mattu urged the officials to work in tandem for the welfare of the public.
Speaking to reporters, Mattu stated that more parking slots will be introduced in the coming time to decongest traffic in other parts of the city.
The SDA Parking lot at Baka Masjid is expected to provide relief to the residents of Batmaloo who have long been grappling with the problem of limited parking space. The initiative is also expected to ease traffic congestion in the area.
Deputy Mayor visits Gilli Kadal Srinagar
Deputy Mayor of Srinagar, Parvaiz Ahmad Qadri, visited several areas of the city on Saturday, including Gilli Kadal. Accompanied by the concerned Corporator and senior officials from SMC, Qadri toured Zoonimar, Babapora, Pazwalpora Zoonimar, and Degdehar to assess civic facilities and development works.
During the visit, locals and representatives of the area presented several demands, such as the development of interior link roads in Babapora, Pazwalpora Zoonimar, and Gilli Kadal through macadamization, concreting, soling, repairs, and reconstruction of the R/wall and fencing of the graveyard at Babapora Zoonimar.
They also requested the raising of main holes at Pazwalpora Zooninar, the construction of a drainage system at Degdehar Zoonimar, the provision of drinking water, the installation/upgradation of an electric transformer at Abu Baker Colony Gilli Kadal, and the provision of e-rickshaw facilities in the area.
The Deputy Mayor gave immediate directions to the concerned officers to address all grievances as requested by the area's representatives. The visit underscores the city's commitment to improving civic amenities and development works in different areas of Srinagar, including Gilli Kadal.