JSCL floats tender for Tawi River Front development
Jammu: With an objective to change the face of Jammu as well as to open new avenues for tourism development, the Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) on Tuesday floated a tender for Tawi River front development on the lines of Sabarmati River.
“Tawi River front left bank tender is now live. Jammu Smart City awaits participation from bidders. We are excited about this project which will change the entire look of Jammu,” an official of JSCL said.
“This phase of the project comprises of bank protection of River Tawi with broad salient features of construction of diaphragm walls, lower promenade, retaining wall, embankment construction,” he said.
He added that the completion of the project will give aesthetic value to River Tawi by developing natural purification capability, besides sustainable development of environment and urban infrastructure.
“JSCL is focused on improving the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology to create smart outcomes for citizens,” he said.
He further informed that the main components of the Jammu Smart City Projects are City Beautification, Solid Waste Management, IT Enabled Infrastructure, Road & Parking Improvement, Disaster & Emergency Management and Civic infrastructure Development.
It is pertinent to mention here that the 39 projects of worth Rs 671.63 crores were completed and 45 projects of worth Rs 1294.64 crores at different stages of execution.
The projects including Vertical Garden, Façade Lighting Illumination of Bahu Fort, Fountains at Rotaries, Multilevel Parking at Bus Stand and Phase-1 of Wayfinding Signages were completed in a stipulated time frame and work on other important projects are going on.
The other crucial projects, which are under execution are Jammu Smart Parking (IT based Smart Parking), Public Bicycle Sharing – PBS, Cycle Tracks at several locations, Modernization of Narwal Fruit / Vegetable Mandi, Modernization of Old Sabzi Mandi at Parade, Upgradation of Schools into Smart Schools, Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS) and Smart Poles at Junctions.