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News Dated 17 May 2017
Subject Chief Minister Inaugurates Rs 27.15 crore Semi Mechanized Car Parking facility in Srinagar
Chief Minister Inaugurates Rs 27.15 crore Semi Mechanized Car Parking facility in Srinagar
 
Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Hon’ble Chief Minister of J&K state today inaugurated Rs 27.15 crores semi mechanized car parking facility in Srinagar. The work on the sub-project has been completed by Jammu and Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency (J&K ERA) under its ongoing Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Programme (JKUSDIP) funded by (ADB) Asian Development Bank
 
Jenab Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Hon’ble Minister of Education , Ms. Asiea Naqash , Hon’ble Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Social welfare , Health and Medical education, Jenab Noor Muhammad Sheikh , MLA Batmaloo,Ms. Anjum Fazili, Hon’ble MLA, Jenab Khursheed Aalam Hon’ble MLC were also present on the occasion.
 
The facility was inaugurated by Chief Minister by pressing of an automatic lever. Chief Executive Officer J&KERA, Vinod Sharma briefed the Chief Minister about features of the project. He said Rs 27.15 crore car parking project which is first of its kind in the state includes the construction of multilevel mechanized semi automatic car parking facility which will accommodate 288 light motor vehicles and provide much needed parking facility in one of busiest commercial places in summer capital . He further said that the facility comprises of 4 bays with each having parking space for 72 light motor vehicles. The facility is spread over an area of 1545 sqm which also includes three storeyed commercial complex comprising of office space and public toilet.
 
The car parking facility will have entry from Maulana Azad road and exit from exchange road will provide easy and safe parking for vehicle owners who will have to just place their vehicle over the automated pellet and vehicle will be automatically placed in the available vacant parking slot and similarly will be retrived back from the slot and placed at the automated pellet with whole process taking less than 2 to 2.5 minutes. The process will be undertaken with the help of imported HID (Human Interface Device) called PLC (Programmed Logic Control Unit) which will be operated by trained engineers and technicians of M/S Simplex engineers private limited who will operate the parking facility for the period of three years as per provisions of the contract and will simultaneously train and build capacities of personnel from SDA (Srinagar Development Authority) which will operate the facility after expiry of operation and maintenance period with the contractor.
 
Baseer Ahmad Khan , Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Inspector General Of Police (Traffic ) Jagjit Kumar , Vinod Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, JKERA, Farooq Ahmad Lone , District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Thaseen Mustafa, V.C Srinagar Development Authority , Shri Satish Razdan , Director, JKERA, Kashmir, and other senior officers of Police and Divisional administration were also present on the occasion.