Srinagar, Nov. 24 -- SIX years after the Srinagar Master Plan draft was completed, the Chief Town Planner of Kashmir who prepared the blueprint terms limited resources as the main impediment in the implementation.

The Master Plan for Srinagar City was completed in 2016 and it took almost three years to notify it in 2019.

"It was to be implemented by the development authority and the municipal corporation after I completed the final draft," said Iftikhar Hakim, Chief Town Planner, Kashmir. "But I lost the track after my transfer."

With 35 years of experience in the preparation of urban planning and policy framework at micro, macro and regional levels, Iftikhar said that in developed countries, it's seen how much of the master plan has b...