Advisor MRTS inspects proposed Srinagar metro corridor

Advisor MRTS inspects proposed Srinagar metro corridor
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Srinagar: Principal Advisor, J&K Govt for Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) E Sreedharan Friday visited the proposed MRTS corridors for Srinagar city along with Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta, and Chief Executive Officer, J&K ERA, Raghav Langer, an ERA spokesman said here.
Gupta informed Sreedharan about the North–South and East- West corridors proposed by RITES limited, a GoI enterprise, in its draft DPR for the project.
The team had inspected various locations in Srinagar including Shalteng, Batmaloo, Jehangir Chowk, Amirakadal, Sonwar, Nowhatta, SKIMS and Ellahi Bagh.
Gupta informed that the halting points shall be decided in view the high density traffic areas, and key business and administrative areas where daily influx of the commuters is huge. Representatives of RITES India Limited gave on spot presentation of the draft DPR prepared by it for the Srinagar, MRTS.
Sreedharan suggested some modifications during the site visit as per the ground conditions.