The Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Mr. Khalid Jahangir today convened a meeting of officers of Police, Transport, Traffic & Civil Departments at DC office, Anantnag for proper traffic regulation in Anantnag town.
It is to mention here that the vital routes leading to Child and Maternity Hospital and the District Hospital, Anantnag often remain clogged with traffic. The bumper-to-bumper vehicle jams often block vehicles, even the ambulances carrying critical patients with number of vehicles increasing every day, the traffic management is becoming a daunting task for the authorities.
To overcome the traffic jamming the DC called upon the President Traders Federation Anantnag, Representatives of Transporters & Shopkeepers to discuss the mess of traffic jamming in Anantnag town. The mismanagement of the traffic and callous attitude of drivers and commuters has left the town in a continued mess, often causing inconvenience to the people.
The DC heard patiently the suggestions and demands put forth by the representatives of the above associations and assured them that with the collective approach of people and district administration, traffic regulation will be made smoothly in the town. The President Traders Association, Anantnag demanded for providing of divider from KMD Masjid to Police post General Bus Stand, Anantnag for proper traffic regulation. He also suggested to provide land for vendors and Redawallas near foot bridge Bangidar to avoid traffic jamming.
On the demands and suggestions of the Traders Federation and other unions, the DC directed EO MC, ARTO, Tehsildar, Dy.SP & Xen R&B to identify the site for Auto load carriers & other transporters within a weeks’ time to get rid of the mess of traffic jamming in the town. He also directed EO, MC Anantnag to ensure the clearance of footpaths which have been illegally occupied by shopkeepers and vendors by keeping their goods on the footpaths.
The meeting was attended by SSP Anantnag, ADC, ACR, ARTO, Tehsildar EO MC, Xen R&B & other officers of the district administration.