Baramulla: The Baramulla administration during a recent meeting has decided to evolve an effective traffic policy to ensure smooth functioning of traffic in Baramulla district.
The meeting which was chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Muhammad Ahsan Mir, stressed for the Road Safety Audit of all roads of Baramulla district.
During meeting, the addition deputy commissioner Baramulla stressed upon the participant officials to ensure Road Safety Audit of all roads besides, fixing roads signage’s, speed limits at required places. “The streamlining of the traffic management needs a well coordinated effort from all the departments,” said Muhammad Ahsan Mir.
The meeting was attended by the Chief Education Officer Baramulla, Ghulam Muhammad Lone, ARTO Baramulla, Mubashir Jaan, DSP Headquarter Baramulla, Executive Engineers R&B Baramulla, ,Executive officer Municipal Committees and other stake holders.
On this occasion, measures to evade traffic congestion in the district, more especially at Sangrama was discussed in the meeting during which ADC instructed Police and Motor Vehicles Department to make a special symbolic traffic lining for smooth plying of the vehicles at the spot.
The ADC also stressed upon installation of proper signboards on all the roads in the accident prone areas with clear indication of speed limit around vulnerable areas, besides removing of the hoardings which create a problem during driving.
It was decided in the meeting that a mechanism shall be put in place to conduct drives for preventing wrong parking of vehicles in traffic sensitive and busy areas across the district as a part of road safety measures.
With regard to the huge traffic congestion on several locations in the district, ADC directed the concerned to take stringent action against the shopkeepers, vendors and others for indulging in road encroachments and creating impediments for smooth plying of vehicles.
Moreover, Police and Municipal Committee authorities were instructed to remove vendors from road sides and footpaths particularly in congested market places.