Jammu going to have Wi-Fi hotspots, vertical gardens

TNN Bureau. Updated: 7/30/2020 4:53:45 PM Business and Economy

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu has laid the e-foundation of four projects under Jammu smart city mission

Jammu, Jul 30: Wi-Fi hotspots, vertical gardens and wayfinding signages will soon come up in Jammu as part of the measures to make it a smart city, officials said on Thursday.

They said Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu has laid the e-foundation of four projects under Jammu smart city mission.

"In the first phase, there will be a smart vertical garden from below the flyover from Dogra Chowk to KC Chowk at a project cost of Rs 4.5 crore and junction improvement in 10 significant rotaries and crossings in Jammu city at a project cost of Rs 16.25 crore", an official said.

He said Jammu will have eight Wi-Fi hotspots within the municipal corporation limits and wayfinding signages conforming to IRC standards will be installed at 680 locations in the city.In a bid to develop Jammu as a smart city, the LG called for the removal of encroachments from markets, public places, and roads on mission mode, the official said.The lieutenant governor also sought details about the maintenance of parks and gardens in the city and issued directions for their proper fencing and beautification, he said.


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