Administration of Srinagar

Srinagar, the summer capital and one of the most happening tourist hubs of northern India, is the administrative seat of the state. Many important government offices are located in Srinagar. To maintain general administration of Srinagar, different departments work in coordination. There is also Srinagar Development Authority to look after administration and development of Srinagar. Read this article to know how administration of Srinagar is handled.

Administration in Srinagar


For better administration, Srinagar is divided into two towns namely Srinagar South and Srinagar North. There is also a block named Srinagar and there are 136 villages in it. Srinagar Municipality is responsible for looking after general amenities of the citizens of Srinagar.

MLAs and MP of Srinagar

MLAs of SrinagarThe elected Member of Parliament of Srinagar Parliament Constituency is Mr. Tariq Hameed Karra from People’s Democratic Party.

Lok Sabha Constituency of Srinagar has got 15 assembly segments within it. They are-

Assembly Constituency 16
Constituency Name:
Kangan
Name of the MLA: Mian Altaf Ahmad
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 17
Constituency Name:
Gandarbal
Name of the MLA: Omar Abdullah
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 18
Constituency Name:
Hazratbal
Name of the MLA: Farooq Abdullah
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 19
Constituency Name:
Zadibal
Name of the MLA: Peer Asfaq Ahmad
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 20
Constituency Name:
Idgah
Name of the MLA: Mubarak Ahmad Gul
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 21
Constituency Name:
Khanyar
Name of the MLA: Ali Mohammad Sagar
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 22
Constituency Name:
Habbakadal
Name of the MLA: Shamima Firdous
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 23
Constituency Name:
Amirkadal
Name of the MLA: Nasir Aslam Wani
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 24
Constituency Name:
Sonawar
Name of the MLA: Farooq Abdullah
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 25
Constituency Name:
Batmaloo
Name of the MLA: Mohammad Irfan Shah
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 26
Constituency Name:
Chandoora
Name of the MLA: Javaid Mustaffa Mir
Name of the Party: JKPDP

Assembly Constituency 27
Constituency Name:
Badgam
Name of the MLA: Aga Syed Ruhullah
Name of the Party: JKNC

Assembly Constituency 28
Constituency Name:
Beerwah
Name of the MLA: Shafi Ahmad Wani
Name of the Party: JKPDP

Assembly Constituency 29
Constituency Name:
Khansahib
Name of the MLA: Hakeem Mohammad Yasin
Name of the Party: PDF

Assembly Constituency 30
Constituency Name:
Charai Sharif
Name of the MLA: Abdul Rahim Rather
Name of the Party: JKNC

Srinagar Municipal Corporation

Srinagar is divided into two divisions namely Left Water Division and Right Water Division. The Left Water Division is again divided into two zones namely East and North Zone and Right Water Division is divided into West and South Zone. Each zone has some ward within it. The executive wing of Municipal Corporation looks after the administration and Municipal Commissioner is the Chief Executive of the Municipal Corporation. He gets assistance from Joint Commissioner Administration, Joint Commissioner Planning and Joint Commissioner Works. Water supply, Sold Waste Management, Sanitation, Street Lighting, Construction of Public Properties and maintenance of the same, revenue generation, and birth and death registration are some of the basic responsibilities of Municipal Corporation of Srinagar.

Srinagar Municipal Corporation


Commissioner’s Helpline No.: 0194 1800 180 7038 / 0194 247 4499
Website:
www.smcsite.org

Law and Order in Srinagar

Srinagar Law and Order is looked after by the Police Department. The police consist of armed police, traffic police, Home Guards, Railway Police and Civil Defense. There are 25 police stations in Srinagar.

Office of Deputy Superintendent of Police Srinagar
Phone No.: 0194 245 2906
Women Police Station is located at Rambagh and special police station for anti-human trafficking is also there in Srinagar.

Website: www.srinagar.nic.in/administration/pol_station.htm

Judiciary in Srinagar

Judiciary of SrinagarThe High Court of Jammu and Kashmir State has its seat in Srinagar during summer and Jammu in winter. This court was formed in 1928 on 26th March based on an order issued by the then Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir. The first Chief Justice of this High Court was Lala Kanwar Sain. Currently Hon’ble Justice Mr Mahesh Mittal Kumar is the Chief Judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

Though the Administrative wing of the High Court and the Chief Justice shift to Srinagar during summer months from May to October, the working of court is operational both in Srinagar and Jammu wings the entire year. This high court has the capacity of 14 judges out of which 9 are permanent and 5 are the posts of additional judges.

Website: www.jkhighcourt.nic.in

Jails in Srinagar

Jails in Srinagar are under the control of Prison Department which is headed by the Inspector General Prisons. This department controls all the jails including the Srinagar Central Jail and ensures that prisoners are in safe custody. Various activities like educational programs, vocational programs and cultural events are arranged in these jails. Through various activities in the jail, rehabilitation and/or reformation of prisoners are taken care of. Srinagar Jail is the oldest jail of this state. Many renovation works have been done in this jail. The jail is located near Hari Parbat about 5 KM away from the main City. Right now, the department is thinking of shifting this jail as many human settlements have been established around this jail.

Jails in Srinagar


In this jail, prisoners can participate in educational programs conducted by IGNOU. Computer courses conducted by DOEACC are also there for the interested prisoners.

Prisoners are given vocational trainings to use their skills and intelligence. Training programs for candle making, weaving, pottery, embroidery, carpentry, cutting and Tailoring, electrician work are arranged and the items made by the inmates are sold through organizations or in different fairs or events.

Total Capacity of Srinagar Jail is 360.

Address:

Near Mohalla Hathi Khan
Kathidarwara
Srinagar
Phone No.: 0194 242 3514
Website:
www.jkprisons.org

Srinagar Development Authority

SDA or Srinagar Development Authority was formed in 1970. The authority was formed to ensure development of Srinagar is promoted and is done in secured manner. The authority has the right to acquire, dispose of and manage land and/or any other property in Srinagar so that any work related to water and/or electricity supply, sewerage disposal or to provide any other amenities to the citizens of Srinagar could be carried out successfully. The Chairman of SDA is the Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies of Jammu and Kashmir State.

Srinagar Development Authority
Address:

Near Bemina Pass
Srinagar

Contact Person
Mr. Mohammad Saleem Shishgar
Vice Chairman, SDA
Phone No.: 0194 249 3191

Important Links of Srinagar

Srinagar is one of the most important cities of Jammu and Kashmir State and also serves as the administrative seat of the state during the summer months from May to October. Being an important tourist hub of the state and also the summer capital of the state, Srinagar is visited by numerous visitors from all over the world. Srinagar has many important government offices and it is important for the locals as well as the tourists to know about important government and non-government offices so that they get help as and when needed. Important links of Srinagar are given below.

Important Links of Srinagar

Srinagar Tourism

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Office Srinagar
http://jktdc.co.in/contact.php

Jammu and Kashmir Road Transport Corporation
http://www.jksrtc.co.in/sightseeing.php

Tourist Reception Centre Srinagar
http://www.indiatraveltimes.com/help/kashmir%20.html

Srinagar Services

Srinagar Police
http://srinagar.nic.in/administration/pol_station.htm

Srinagar Fire Services
http://www.jkfireandemergency.org/srinagar.html

Srinagar Ambulance Services
http://www.justdial.com/srinagar/ambulance-services/ct-10015724

Srinagar Blood Banks
http://www.justdial.com/srinagar/blood-banks-%3cnear%3e-srinagar-gpo/ct-10049054

Hospitals in Srinagar
http://www.justdial.com/srinagar/hospitals/ct-10253670

Nursing Homes and Clinics in Srinagar
http://www.justdial.com/srinagar/nursing-homes/ct-10339808

Srinagar Rail Services
http://indiarailinfo.com/departures/srinagar-kashmir-sina/7026

Banks in Srinagar
http://www.homedirectoryofindia.com/banks/jammu-and-kashmir/srinagar/
http://www.justdial.com/srinagar/banks/ct-10035653

ATM Services in Srinagar
http://www.bankatmlocator.in/bank-of-india/jammu-and-kashmir/srinagar

Red Cross Society of Srinagar
http://www.indianredcross.org/north-india.html

NGOs in Srinagar
http://www.justdial.com/srinagar/ngos/ct-10337253

Srinagar Government Offices

Passport office Srinagar
http://www.passportindia.gov.in/apponlineproject/online/fetchrpodetails?rponame=srinagar

Disaster Management Srinagar
http://kashmirdivision.nic.in/

Srinagar Municipal Corporation
https://smcsite.org/

PWD Office Srinagar
http://www.indiacom.com/srinagar/central-public-works-department_srinagar_srg_883.html

Revenue Department Srinagar
http://jksic.nic.in/pages/pio_apio/revenue%20department.htm

Chief Minister’s Grievance Redressal Cell
http://jkcmsecretariat.nic.in/phone.html

Srinagar Development Authority
http://www.sdasrinagar.com/

With so many departments working in coordination with each other looking after Srinagar Administration, Srinagar citizens enjoy peaceful and hassle free living.

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