JAMMU, May 4: E Sreedharan, Principal Advisor, J&K Govt for MRTS (Mass Rapid Transit System) Project, today visited the proposed corridors for Jammu city along with Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department; Sanjeev Verma, Divisional Commissioner Jammu and others.
During the site visit, Dheeraj Gupta, informed E Sreedharan about the two corridors which have been proposed by RITES limited, a Govt of India enterprise in its draft DPR for the project. The team had an on spot inspection of various locations in Jammu city, which included Kheri, Janipur, New Plots, Amphalla, Kachi Chawni, Parade, Exhibition Ground, Jammu University, Railway Station, Trikuta Nagar etc.
Principal Secretary, H&UDD, informed that the halting points shall be decided keeping in view the high density traffic areas, key business and administrative areas where daily influx of the commuters is huge.
E Sreedharan suggested some modifications during the site visit as per the ground conditions. He also went through the technical details worked out by RITES Limited and interacted with the officers.
Dr Raghav Langer, Chief Executive Officer, J&K ERA; Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Jammu; Narender Khajuria, Addl Secretary to Govt H&UDD; Nasir Goni, Chief Engineer R&B PWD; Iftikar Hakim, Chief Town Planner and other officers of H&UDD, ERA, Town Planning Department, District authorities and RITES India Limited also accompanied the visiting team.