Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today conducted an extensive tour of Srinagar City to take stock of the traffic management plan.
He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Commissioner SMC, and SSP Traffic City, officials from ERA, PDD, and R&B.
The Div Com directed the concerned officials to expedite the work on left tube of flyover from Rambagh to Naz crossing road for the smooth movement of traffic. He directed officials to undertake the macdamization of the road immediately.
In order to ensure smooth vehicular movement, Div Com was briefed that shifting of prefabricated structures from Parimpora to Tengpora has been done. Similarly, PDD has shifted poles and 33/11 KV line from Tengpora Bridge and all the bottle necks from Qamarwari Chowk, Toto ground Baramaloo have been removed. He directed the PDD and R&B officials to remove electric poles if any which are hindering smooth regulation of traffic and carry out immediate repair and patching of roads and potholes.
The Div Com conducted inspection of the entire stretches from Momina-abad Chowk to Batmaloo Bus adda. He asked the officials to work in tandem so that the work is completed within the stipulated time.
He also visited traffic round-abouts (Rotary) at the Dalgate intersection. Giving the details, the Div Com was informed that all the vehicles entering the rotary are gently forced to reduce the speed and continue to move at slower speed which eliminates severe conflicts between crossing movements.
Later, the Div Com visited Regal Chowk and interacted with traders. He gave on spot directions for repairing of footpaths. He directed SMC officials to make street lights functional from Regal Chowk to Poloview and install LED lights in such places where it deems necessary. He asked the PDD officials to upgrade electric transformer in Lambert Lane.
The Div com also inspected construction work of toilet block near Polo view and asked officials to ensure all the chocked drains in the area are cleared.