300 building permissions granted: SMC

Srinagar: To meet the post flood challenges in the Kashmir, Srinagar Municipal Corporation Thursday said that it issued 300 building permissions on fast track mode and removed at least 150 encroachments.
In a statement a spokesperson of SMC said that during a meeting with the secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department Satish Nehru, commissioner Dr G N Qasba informed him the steps taken by the corporation after the devastating September floods.
During the course of meeting Qasba informed Nehru that corporation is ensuring speedy grant of building permissions for flood affected house owners of the city after submission of the proper documents as required from applicant’s side.
Qasba informed Nehru that directions have been issued to the planning wing that no negligence shall be accepted over the speedy issuance of building permissions so that the flood victims start reconstruction and restoration process of their houses immediately.