Work jointly to minimize mishaps: CM to deptts
Jammu, Jan 20: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today asked the transporters and departments to work jointly for minimizing the road accidents in the State.
“In J&K especially on hilly routes we observe frequent accidents mainly due to overloading”, he said adding while government had geared up the machinery in checking this menace, “it is the duty of transporters and vehicle operators to realize the responsibility in this regard”.
Chairing a meeting here today to look into the issues raised by transporters, Omar said the government departments, transporters and vehicle operators had to read from same page so far as road safety and minimizing chances of accidents were concerned.
Omar said loss of human lives should be the top most concern for everyone and the players in the transport field had to be concerned and cautious towards this aspect. He said every step was required to be taken to stop this kind of tragedies and ensure smooth and safe plying of transport on the roads especially in hilly areas.
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