Assures participants of all possible help
Srinagar, Mar 16: Inspector General of Police (IGP) traffic wing, Jagjit Kumar in a bid to streamline traffic management system in City Srinagar, Thursday convened a meeting with traders and transporters in the conference Hall of Traffic Police City Srinagar.
The meeting according to the statement to KNS was attended by SSP Traffic City Srinagar Sargun Shukla, Addl. SP Traffic City Srinagar, Sajjad Ahmad Shah, Mohammad Yaseen Khan Chairman Kashmir Economic Alliance, G.M Bhat General Secretary K.M.D Association, Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf Chairman Mini bus Federation, Din Mohammad Matoo, President Lal Chowk Traders Association besides other heads of Trade and Transport Association.
Welcoming the participants, IGP Traffic discussed threadbare all the traffic related issues in City Srinagar which included road encroachments, inadequate parking spaces, intermittent stops by passenger vehicles, Batamaloo congestion, menace of Sumo operations, floating permit system, multi-tier encroachments et all.
The participants stressed on the manpower deficiency, encroachment, un-authorized permits which has badly affected economy of genuine transport operators, besides requested the chair for revitalization of transport system and reviews at periodical intervals to derive better results and assured all possible co-operation to ensure better traffic management in City Srinagar.
The traders further stressed upon IGP Traffic to take up the matter with the concerned sister agencies to ensure immediate remedial measures in terms of parking, better roads and encroachment free roads.
IGP Traffic assured the participants of all possible help and stressed upon them to extend their co-operation in his endeavor to streamline traffic management system in City Srinagar.
He assured the participants that manpower would be enhanced in the coming days besides enhancing capacity building and stressed that unless technology in the Management of Traffic is not introduced things are likely to worsen.
He spoke about the need for the use of technology for which he apprised the participants that the tenders in this regard stand floated.
The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the chair. (KNS)