Anantnag/IBNS: The President of Anantnag's Municipal Council Hilal Ahmad Shah Friday laid the foundation stone for Ghanta Ghar at the city's Lal Chowk.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that after holding detailed deliberations with all stakeholders including traders association, public transport owners association, members of civil society the location as well the design of the clock tower has been finalized.
The work has been allotted and execution has started from today, he added.
The clock tower that is being constructed under devolutionary grants with an estimated cost of Rs 40 lakhs shall be 30 ft tall, square in shape with side of 7.5 ft.
The rotary below the tower will be made in devri stone with a diameter of 15 ft.
The provision has been made for nocturnal illumination of the tower and the work is expected to be completed by April.