E-rickshaws get green signal in Srinagar

To ply on routes with less vehicular movement Modalities reviewed for setting up of charging stations
E-rickshaws get green signal in Srinagar
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Srinagar, Dec 18: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting regarding introduction of E-rickshaws in the summer capital here.

The meeting was attended by Additional Commissioner, Kashmir; Commissioner, SMC, Srinagar; ADC, Srinagar; Chief Town Planner; VC, SDA; SSP Traffic; RTO Kashmir, and other officers.

The meeting deliberated over the identification of routes on which E-rickshaws shall ply, operation of the service besides charging stations at terminals.

The meeting was informed that besides E-rickshaw charging stations at route terminals, the vehicle can easily be charged at home by the owner. Besides, the meeting was told that rickshaws shall ply on the routes which usually see less vehicular movement.

Further, the meeting discussed the allotment policy and operation of stands. Moreover, the meeting also discussed regulation of traffic movement to decongest the city by restricting movement through intra and inter-district permits.

Meanwhile, Div Com directed concerned officers for a detailed report of bottlenecks on the routes and roads in Srinagar which are creating hurdles for smooth urban mobility. He also reviewed the operation of taxi stands from SDA land at Haft Chinar here.

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