Jammu & Kashmir

Div Com reviews measures to address traffic congestion in Jammu city

Div Com reviews measures to address traffic congestion in Jammu city

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 9: In pursuance of the High Court orders, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today convened a meeting with officials of stakeholder departments to chalk out the strategy to resolve the issues being faced by the public due to traffic congestion.

Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa; Commissioner JMC, Rahul Yadav; Commissioner Food & Drug Administration J&K, Shakeel ul Rehman; SSP Jammu, Chandan Kohli; Additional SP Traffic, officers of JDA and other concerned officers attended the meeting.

The Div Com held a threadbare discussion with the officials to chalk out the strategy to address the traffic congestion in Jammu city. He asked the concerned officers to work in coordination with various departments to achieve the desired goal.

Div Com directed the JMC to start the drive against the illegal encroachments from footpaths and ensure the removal of street vendors who have encroached on public spaces.

He also directed Traffic Police to impose the fine for violation of traffic rules and regulations.

He directed JMC to identify suitable locations for separate zones of vendors.

The Div Com issued directions to constitute an enforcement committee comprising officers of JMC, JDA, Police, Traffic Police, Food Safety, District administration for implementation of directions on ground.

He further asked the officers to submit detailed action taken reports and apprise about the groundwork being carried out for the smooth flow of traffic on important city roads.

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