RAMBAN: To discuss the progress on draft District Road Safety Plan being prepared by the District Road Safety Committee (DRSC), District Magistrate, Tariq Hussain Ganai convened a meeting of DRSC members here on Monday.
DM directed all stake holders of DRSC to ensure formation and implementation of plan on mission mode besides preparing an effective Road Safety Plan keeping in view tuff topography and accident record of district so that road accidents can be reduced upto 50% in next three years.
The meeting was attended by SSP Mohan Lal, CPO, Uttam Singh, Dy, SP Traffic, Madhan Mohan Singh , CMO, Xen PWD, ARTO, CEO, EOs, MC Ramban, Batote , Banihal and various officers of other departments.
DM directed the CEO to organize awareness camps on road safety in every higher secondary School of district for sensitizing local people and students with traffic rules and road safety measures.
DM also constituted an enforcement committee comprising of Dy. SPs of District Police and Traffic Police, ARTO and MVD inspectors for effectively implementing road safety rules, norms and regulating smooth traffic besides re-verifying, fitness of vehicles, character and conduct of drivers and helpers of public transport vehicles.
Enforcement committee was also directed to initiate a drive to check overloading, speed driving, drunken driving, underage driving besides ensuring fitness of vehicles, registration of vehicles, installation of Number plates as per rule.