Meet on traffic congestion, violation held

ITANAGAR, May 13: The Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Himanshu Gupta along with the Capital SP Tumme Amo held a meeting with the DTO Capital Complex  C Wangsu and his staffs in his office chamber here today. The meeting was held to discuss various modalities to ease traffic congestion and also to adopt various measures to check violations of traffic rules in the Capital Complex.

The DC informed that an enforcement drive would be conducted jointly by the magistrates, police and the MVIs w.e.f May 16 next to check violation of traffic rules like vehicles without proper documentation, plying permit of commercial vehicles, vehicles with tinted glass, two wheelers without helmets, Number plates etc. He further informed that defaulters and violators would be challan heavily. Further, those persons found to be plying without permit would be extern out from Capital Complex and the impounded vehicles would be kept at parking Lot building at Bank Tinali.

The DC further informed that the District Administration would also take up a study on vehicle density to find out the optimum density for the Capital Complex and till the study is completed, no fresh registration of Auto/ Trekker/ Tempo etc would be done.

The DC vide an order has also banned plying of heavy vehicles except school buses and IMC garbage trucks from Naharlagun to Itanagar and vice versa through NH 415 and Jollang road from 8 am to 6 pm till further order.

The order also directed the APST buses and commercial passengers buses plying to various districts and to other states to operate from ISBT Lekhi only.

The SP also informed that special teams would be formed to check for traffic violations round the clock at all the important stretches. He also informed that Hapazhard parking would also be checked during the drive.

The DC, SP will visit all the prominent locations of Capital Complex that witnesses highest traffic jam and will work out ways to ease traffic congestion.

The DC has appealed with the denizens of Capital Complex to cooperate with the Administration and also to abide by the rules and regulations as such violations endangers public safety.

Among others, the Itanagar EAC  Hengo Basar attended the meeting. (DIPRO)

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