GANDERBAL: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir today chaired the District Road Safety Committee meeting to deliberate on road safety measures in the district.
The meeting extensively discussed road safety action plan, Road Safety Act, road signage and traffic calming measures.
The DC also took a detailed report about the tasks assigned to different departments during the previous Road Safety Committee meeting.
A comprehensive list of activities related to road safety and traffic management was presented in the meeting. The DC underscored the importance of inter-departmental coordination to enhance the overall system.
Authorities were directed to rectify Black Spots, erect crash barriers, install road signage, and implement traffic regulations, especially in accident-prone zones.
The DC urged stakeholders to pool resources for safe road infrastructure and sustainable transportation, with efficient emergency services.
He instructed ARTO to ensure adequate services along all routes besides emphasizing on ensuring fitness certificates for vehicles, curbing traffic rule violations, and enforcing strict actions against violators.
The meeting was attended by ASP Ganderbal, SE R&B circle Ganderbal, CMO, CEO, Executive Engineer Jal Shakti, Executive Engineer PDD, ARTO and other committee members.