Traffic lights to be operational by this month: Lohia
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, May 13: After an inordinate delay, the Traffic Department is finally going to make traffic lights functional soon to streamline the ever increasing traffic mess in the Jammu city.
“The proper functioning of traffic signal will be started here within a fortnight”, the outgoing IG Traffic, HK Lohia told media persons, here today.
Lohia said the company which has been allotted contract is right now installing traffic signals in Srinagar. “The work on the traffic lights in Jammu will be completed soon”.
Responding to a query, the IG said that the traffic police was following the Supreme Court ruling against the use of tinted glass. “However permissible tinted glass which are inbuilt by the company are allowed. Use of tinted glass has become more habit than its actual requirement which need to bring down and traffic department is working on it”, he added.
Lohia said that the traffic department was doing a commendable job despite limited resources. He maintained that the department has witnessed lot of transformations in past two years. He said the department is mulling to install CCTVs in others district also during this year to ensure smooth traffic movement in hilly areas.
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