The Tawi Riverfront in the middle of the Jammu city will be developed on the lines of Gujarat’s Sabarmati River Front. Experts from the Sabarmati River Front Development Corporation explained the details and gave suggestions for development of Tawi River Front on the lines of Sabarmati River Front in a meeting that was convened by Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha for expeditious implementation of the smart city projects in Jammu and Kashmir.
The team from Ahmedabad also briefed about the challenges and best practices adopted during the development of Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, and drew parallels between the Tawi River Front project.
CEO, Smart City Ahmedabad Development, gave a detailed overview of projects undertaken by SCADL, while CEO, Jammu Smart City, Sushma Chauhan presented the status of similar projects executed and under execution in Jammu, including Integrated Command and Control Center; upcoming ICCC integration; smart urban mobility and Intelligent Traffic Management System; City beautification; facade lighting and illumination; efficient green initiatives; solid waste management, etc.
Stressing on timely completion of the smart city projects, the Lt Governor passed specific directions to the concerned officers for completion of the projects within the set timelines without any delay.
“The vision behind the ambitious projects is to transform Jammu and Srinagar into modern, sustainable and economically vibrant cities with dedicated focus on improving infrastructure and services, increasing mobility and enhancing the administrative efficiency”, observed the Lt Governor.