Mehbooba for streamlining urban transport

Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Sharma was also present in the meeting, an official handout said.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Feb 20 2018 12:31AM | Updated Date: Feb 20 2018 12:31AM
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Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has underlined the need for blending long term and short solutions for streamlining urban transport in the State in view of the increasing vehicular population.

Chairing a high-level meeting here today, the Chief Minister described traffic management and urban mobility as the critical areas which need a focussed attention during policy formulations.

Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Sharma was also present in the meeting, an official handout said.

The Chief Minister directed the Divisional Commissioners of both the provinces to lead an inter Departmental response in clearing encroachments on the roads, laying out of route plans and proper management of vehicular population in the State. She asked the Municipal authorities of Jammu & Srinagar to make registration of road vendors compulsory and relocate them appropriately to smoothen the traffic movement in the two cities.

Mehbooba Mufti asked the concerned agencies to consult and refer to the progress made in water transport mode since her taking up the idea with the Centre last summer. She also directed projectising junction management at critical spots in the cities and towns so that the problem of traffic jams is addressed timely.

The Chief Minister, during the meeting, was informed about various measures being taken to address urban mobility issue in the State. 

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