DDC assures end to Pantha Chowk traffic mess

‘People will feel the difference within 2 months’

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Mar 25: Taking serious note of traffic mess at Pantha Chowk square, a key link of the City with the south Kashmir highway, District Development Commissioner, Farooq Ahmed Shah Monday chaired a high level meeting seeking an immediate end to the problem even as he assured that “people will feel the difference within two months.”
 Officials said the DDC chaired a meeting, which among others was attended by senior officials of the Project Beacon, R&B Department and the Traffic Police.
 Soon after assuming the charge as DDC of the summer Capital past Monday, Shah said solving traffic mess along the two ends of the south Srinagar highway would be among his priorities. Today he discussed the matter threadbare and asked the concerned to start shifting of shops coming in way of the highway widening.
 “But to avoid any resistance, he (DDC) directed the concerned to set up makeshift shops for the shopkeepers on priority basis so that their livelihood isn’t hampered,” said a source privy to the meeting.
 Shah also directed SP Traffic Srinagar, Haseeb Ur Rehman to deploy adequate number of cops at the busy junction so that the vehicular traffic flow is streamlined.
 When contacted the DC confirmed that government would end the problem on priority basis. “Funds are coming in. We’ll start with shifting of the shops to pave way for the widening… People will feel the difference within two months,” the DDC told Greater Kashmir.
 Shah said he would personally monitor progress with regard to the directions given during the meeting.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:00:00 IST




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