Srinagar: Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Kumar Sharma inaugurated the e-challaning facility at Traffic Police City Srinagar at Srinagar on Saturday.
On the occasion, Director General of Police Dr S.P. Vaid, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Munir Ahmad Khan, IGP Traffic Kashmir Jagjit Kumar, IGP Headquarters Surinder Kumar Gupta, DIG CKR/Traffic Ghulam Hassan Bhat, DC Srinagar Syed Abid Rashid were present.
Speaking on the occasion, Sunil Kumar Sharma complimented the J&K Police for launching e-challaning and termed it a big achievement in shortest possible time. Hailing the role of Traffic Police in managing high traffic despite manpower constraints in the state in general and in the capital cities in particular, the Minister said that he has himself seen the IGP Traffic Police and other senior officers on roads managing the traffic and added that there is perfect coordination between the Traffic Police and the Traffic Department.. He said that Centre Govt approved projects such as integrated Traffic Management System, Driving Institutes and Integrated Certificate Centres for Jammu as well as Srinagar will go a long way in enhancing the capacity of Department of Transport and Traffic police.
Earlier in his welcome address, SSP Traffic City Srinagar Tahir Saleem Khan highlighted features of e-Challaning devices like Offline Challaning and e-Payment. He said that 20 such devices are being distributed.
Vishal Mahajan from IT wing of SICOP gave resume of technicalities and integrating features of e-Challaning devices.
Among others, SSP Srinagar City Imtiaz Ismail Parray, AIG Provision Junaid Mehmood, AIG Personnel Mubassir Latifi, SSP Security Maqsood-ul-Zaman, SSP Traffic Rural Aijaz Bhat, RTO Kashmir Farooq Ahmad Rather, SP City East Dawood and GOs, NGOs of traffic police were present.