Srinagar traffic management plan reviewed

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan convened a meeting to review the Traffic Management Plan (TMP) for Srinagar city. The meeting discussed roadside parking, regulation of traffic movement, unauthorized parking slots, rehabilitation of vendors, use of meters in auto rickshaws, radio taxi services and other related issues for smooth traffic management in the city.
Khan directed the officers of R&B department to construct concrete road divider on Batamaloo-Tengpora-Moominabad road within three days for better traffic regulation on the road stretch. He also directed ERA officials to repair all potholes on Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh road.
He also directed VC SDA to start work on parking lots at Press Colony and Sheikhbagh within 15 days. He also called for repair of all defunct traffic lights in the city at an earliest.
Khan asked the traffic police department to submit a proposal for the installation of modern bus stops on MA Road to Batamaloo stretch within a week’s time.  He directed RTO to ensure no auto-rickshaw plies without having fare meters installed.