Interventions by state’s ‘traffic advisor’ not working

Interventions by state’s ‘traffic advisor’ not working

SRINAGAR: Srinagar is unlikely to get any relief from traffic jams as interventions brought in by the state government-appointed traffic advisor have so far, according to insiders, proved a failure. Anuj Malhotra was appointed as traffic advisor in October on the recommendations of Tassaduq Mufti, erstwhile coordinator of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s grievance cell, and […]

Traffic Mess: Reasons and Remedies

Traffic Mess: Reasons and Remedies

The shifting of the historic Batmaloo bus stand to Parimpora was supposed to alleviate traffic congestion in Srinagar city. But, as of now, there appears to be no palpable difference to the traffic mess in the city. On the face of it, the traffic mess appears to have become more intense. This might accrue from […]

R&B’s delay in issuing NoC stalled ‘Intelligent’ traffic system in Srinagar

R&B’s delay in issuing NoC stalled ‘Intelligent’ traffic system in Srinagar

Srinagar: At a time when the government is struggling to control traffic in Srinagar, the installation of a much-hyped project – Intelligent Traffic Signals, a centrally-monitored system to regulate traffic, has been delayed by the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) even as Jammu city has already installed such signals. With an overall cost of Rs 15 […]

Clueless traffic cops struggle to ensure seamless traffic flow in Srinagar

Clueless traffic cops struggle to ensure seamless traffic flow in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The expectations that traffic mess would be addressed in Srinagar city after the darbar move were dashed to ground as thousands of vehicle struggle to manoevre every day on the busy thoroughfares of the capital as the authorities unable to remove the complicated snarls. The situation worsened after the bus stand was shifted from […]

Regular traffic jam irks people on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Regular traffic jam irks people on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Baramulla: Regular traffic jam that last for hours on Srinagar Baramulla highway irks drivers and passengers equally. Many complain that they fail to reach their offices in time. Transporters say that shopkeepers have occupied parts of the roads and completely taken over pavements on the highway in Pattan, Singpora, Sangrama, Deluna and Baramulla town. This […]

Div Com for effective traffic decongestion measures

Div Com for effective traffic decongestion measures

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday convened a meeting to review traffic decongestion measures being undertaken across the valley. Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, VC SDA, Commissioner SMC, Deputy Director JKSRTC, Deputy Director Planning and other concerned officials were present in the meeting whereas all Deputy Commissioners of all Valley […]

Effective Road safety plan for reducing accidents soon: DM

Effective Road safety plan for reducing accidents soon: DM

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 […]

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