SRINAGAR: Taking cognizance of complaints of unavailability of public transport facilities during late hours in the city, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rashid Shah, Wednesday instructed transporters to ensure availability of public transport facilities across the district.
He convened a meeting with transporters representing different transport associations operating in the district. The DC, while acknowledging the concerns of the transporters operating in the district, he called for immediate reinforcements in public transport availability on all notified public routes in the district, particularly at the city centre.
Dr. Shah also asked the transporters to ensure that there is total control on their concerned fleets of public vehicles operating across the district.
“Strict action will be taken if new complaints of unavailability or inadequateness of transport facilities in the evenings are reported from any part of the district,” he said.
The transporters assured the DC of availability of transport facilities late into the evenings in the district. District administration also constituted different teams to ensure availability as well as adequateness of public transport in the evenings on all notified public routes in the district.
Dr. Shah requested the general public of the district to report any related complaints to the district administration at firstname.lastname@example.org. He assured of quick redress of reported concerns.
The meeting was also attended by ADC (V) Srinagar and ARTO Srinagar.