1.The Srinagar Development Authority have up-graded the existing infrastructure of Bemina colony like roads, drains, construction of parks etc

2. Squatting spaces to Squatters 

In view of increase  in population  coupled with growing unemployment, the number of squatters is increasing day by  day. In view of this increase the General Bus Stand Batamaloo is the worse sufferer as hundreds  of squatters have occupied the main  terminal Building making it difficult for passengers to board the buses. Squatting is also being  done  outside Bus Stand and on footpaths thereby affecting the traffic and podestrain movement. To provide affordable shopping spaces  to squatters a platform type accommodation has been  constructed at Batmaloo at a cost of Rs 46.84 lakhs which will provide covered squatting space to  91  squatters.The SDA has already conceived  a scheme for rehabilitation  of these squatters by providing a plateform type accommodation in Doodganga Nallah opposite General Bus Stand.

3.Vegetable Mandi at Sidiqabad, Batamaloo

Vegetable Mandi has been constructed  at a cost of Rs 34.00 lakhs at Sidiqabad Batmaloo  under self financing  scheme . 80 vegetable venders whowere selling vegetable on roadside have beenrelocated in this Mandi.

4. Development of Transport Nagar Parimpora

Goods and Forwarding Agencies  located in various parts of the Srinagar city has been shifted to Parimpora and 75 plots of various sizes  has been allotted on concessional terms. Internal roads, plots and other amenities have been developed at  a cost of  284 lacs.  Many of the agencies have constructed  their premises  started operating

5. Development of 1.5 Km Road from Bus Stand to Bye-Pass

6. Development of Bus Stand Batamaloo

7. Parking Lots:-

Total Parking Lots Under SDA are seven (7). The parking facility available is 600 vehicles

  • Sheikhbagh, Lalchowk
  • Old State Motor Garages
  • Residency Road, near SBI
  •  Poloview
  • Old KMD Bus Stand, M.A. Road
  • Nehru Park, Boulevard.
  • I.G.Road near Exhibition

8. Urban Transport Regional  Bus Stand  at Panthachowk.

Regional  Bus Stand  at Panthachowk has already been  commissioned  for south-bound buses. Jammu  bound  buses  stand has also been proposed here  with tourist Information Centre. (TRC).

As  the first phase of the project in pursuance  to Hon’ble High Court decision- the  Bus Stand  had to be made  operational immediately. Terminal building, passengers shed, stands for matador, auto, sumo  stand were developed in record time and Bus stand was made operational . Other allied activities proposed  in Bus Stand  is site  for informal sector market, on four kanals of land in which 280 spaces have been provided  which has been already auctioned  and  partly allotted .Construction of the project  is going on in full swing and first slab has already  been laid . 314 No. of  workshops for heavy vehicles  and light motor vehicles has also been   carved out on 13 kanal of land 121 No. of workshops  have already bee allotted.

In addition  two fuel pump sites  has also been carved out, however  the sites need to be  put to auction under rules.

Status of the project

Bus Stand  is operational ,  however construction of facilities  are being taken up in phases  on priority basis.

9. Community Halls

The SDA feels that apart  from commercial and developmental actively, it has  social commitment as well many of  the families of Srinagar city are not in a position  to accommodate their ceremonies due to the dearth of space, lower & Middle Income Groups suffer more on this count. To mitigate this problem, the SDA proposed  to construct Community Halls.

Community hall has been constructed at Sidiq-abad Batmaloo . The hall is about 2400 sft and supper to latter all social gatherings in the locality.

Another community Hall has been constructed  in Boatman/EWS Colony Bemina which will be opened to general public soon. Two  more Community Halls has been constructed one at at Rajuri Kadal and other at Bemina and are open for general public. One more double storeyed Community hall is proposed  to be constructed at Banpora Batamaloo. The SDA will identify more slots particularly in down town city to construct more community halls which shall be equipped with all facilities to perform the ceremonies like marriages.These shall have provision  for Guest Rooms, Waza Shed small scientific slaughter  room and parking facility. Provision for water supply/sanitation and electrification are in  built in the projects itself.There is also a Community Hall at Dandarkhah.


The SDA is  constructing a Community Hall at Gonikhan, of plinth area 1650 sft (double storied)


HALL = 1 NO.




HALL = 1 NO.




  10. Construction of matador/Sumo & Auto Stands at Bemina soura Pandach, Harwan & Rawalpora. Bemina.

Matador/Sumo/Auto stand has been developed and made operational  opposite to Jehlum Valley medical college in National High way Bypass & facilities in side the stand is yet to be developed.


A piece of land measuring 2 kanals near by polyclinic  Soura has been developed for matador stand. However additional land needs to be identified as 2 kanals is not sufficient for the area.


Site for Auto/matador/sumo has been developed at Harwan on bank of Dachigam Nallah

Pandach & Rawalpora

Site at Pandach was not found suitable & site at Rawalpora is under litigation. Mini bus stands/auto stands could not be developed in the said areas till date.

11.Infrastructure Dev.  infront  of  Railway Station Nowgam

The Rail Head at Nowgam shall have a “satellite City” for  which SDA has started process of acquisition  of 1500 kanals  of land. Satellite City at nowgam shall have Commercial, Re-creational,Traffic & Transportation  and Industrial Institutional activities etc.

12.Multilevel Parking (RAMP TYPE)  at  Sheikh Bagh, Srinagar. (Under Scheme AMRUT)

SDA is constructing multi level parking (ramp type) at Sheikh Bagh, Srinagar so as to provide parking facilities to General Public and and de-congest the City Centre. Phase-I will involve construction of stilt plus 3 storied parking financed under scheme AMRUT and Phase II will have an additional three storied commercial centre. Latter will be self-financed by SDA. Work  for Phase I is under progress and  anticipated time of completion is May,2020.

The details of the project are as under:

—Total land     =  13.00 kanals

—Total floors    =  Ground+ 6

(3 floors commercial)

—Four wheeler parking    =  430  (Cars)

—Two Wheelers     =  50

—No. of Shops in 4th & 5th Floor  =  130

—Office Spaces  =   26 in 6th Floor

—Cost of Project    =  Rs. 62.11 crores

—To fill the Gap of Financing of Commercial Space has been carved out.

—An Amount of Rs. 25 Cr. stands approved under AMRUT for the Scheme.

—Date of laying foundation stone        =  04-01-2017

—Date of start of work                          = 07- 04-2017.

—Date of completion{expected}            = MAY. 2020

—Present status of work  = Foundation Work in progress

13.  Multilevel Parking At old SMG behind press enclave. (Under Scheme AMRUT)

SDA is constructing a multi-level parking at Old SMG Premises, lalchowk,Srinagar so as to provide parking facilities to General Public and and de-congest the City Centre.

Salient features of the Project.

—Total land     =  13.01 kanals

—Total floors  =  Ground+ 6 (3 floors commercial)

—Four wheeler parking    =  467 (cars)

—Two Wheelers        =  130

—Shops in 4th & 5th floor =  110

—Office spaces    =  26

—Cost of Project    =  Rs.71.69 crores

—Source of funding  =  Rs. 30 Cr AMRUT + Self Financing

—Date of laying foundation stone=  04-01-2017

—Date of start of work    = 07- 04-2017.

—Date of completion{expected}= Jan 2020

To fill the gap of  Financing/Commercial Space has been  carved out

An amount of Rs. 30.00 crores approved under AMRUT.

Present Status of work =foundation Work in progress.

14.Multilevel Commercial cum Parking Complex at Old KMD Adda

Srinagar development Authority has hand over a patch of land measuring 10.50 kanals to ERA for construction of multilevel Hydraulically driven parking lot. The ERA formulated detailed project report to the tune of Rs 30.00 crores. The parking lot  accommodates 286 four wheelers. The work on the project has been completed and the parking is operational.