In view of reviewing the traffic arrangements in Srinagar city and rural areas to ensure hassle free movements of traffic after Darbar move, a press conference was held under the chairmanship of Munir Ahmad Khan Inspector General of Police Traffic J&K at RTHQ Conference Hall, Polo View, Srinagar which besides the representatives of print/electronic media was attended by Jagjit Kumar, Deputy Inspector General of Police Traffic, Range Kashmir, Haseeb-ur-Rehman Superintendent of Police Traffic, City Srinagar and Manzoor Ahmad Dalal Superintendent of Police Traffic, Rural Kashmir.
The press conference was reading the traffic arrangements made for ensuring hassle free movement of traffic in Rural Areas in general and City Srinagar in particular during the summer months in view of Move of offices from Jammu to Srinagar (Summer season-2013) and forthcoming Shri Amaranth Ji Yatra-2013.
As per a statement to ensure hassle free movement of traffic, the cranes will be put in service to avoid wrong parking with special emphasis of Hari Singh High Street, Residency Road, M.A Road. This time the operation of cranes will be extended to Bye-pass also to check the menace of wrong parking.
It further reads that focus of traffic police in Srinagar city will be on visible offences like overloading, Rooftop loading, use of mobile phone while driving, not wearing Seat Belt, non use of crash helmet while driving two wheelers, double pillion riding on two wheelers etc as these are the offences which ultimately result in accidents and loss of precious human lives. Traffic police is also taking additional measures to check the traffic congestion at Panthachowk, Parimpora and HMT Crossing especially during peak hours. For reducing the traffic pressure on Sempora-Panthachowk road stretch, trucks coming from Jammu will be diverted through Kadlabal-Pampore-Lasjan Bye-pass road. Traffic Police on motorcycles will also be deployed in Srinagar city ensuring hassle free movement of vehicles.