‘ITS to improve traffic management in Srinagar’


Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today said that Intelligent Traffic Lights (ITL) will become functional soon across the Srinagar city.
 The Div Com was speaking in a meeting reviewing the progress of ITL project. The meeting was attended by IGP Traffic Kashmir Basant Rath, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Purnima Mittal, Traffic Advisor to Government Anuj Malhotra, SSP Traffic, SMC officers, Deputy Director Planning besides representatives from DIMTS Myasa and IPE Global PMC consultants.
 The Div Com took a serious note of the dismal progress on this prestigious project and issued strict instructions to the executing agency to expedite the installation work at all 33 junctions on war-footing and complete the project within the stipulated timeline.
Khan also directed IPE Global Consultants appointed for monitoring and supervising of the ITL project in Srinagar and Jammu cities to submit weekly reports in consultation with the Traffic Advisor to the Divisional Commissioner’s Office.
Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner chaired the 244th High Level Committee (HLC) meeting of Circular Road Project here.   The meeting took a comprehensive review of the progress of acquisition of land at Haft Chinar IG road and rehabilitation of left-out dislocated shopkeepers of ZarabKhana at Nowhatta.

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