Srinagar: In order to curb the traffic jamming and streamlining the traffic management system in Srinagar city, the Minister for R&B and Floriculture, Syed Altaf Ahmad Bukhari visited various traffic jamming prone areas of the city and took stock of measures taken for smooth plying of traffic. He directed the SMC authorities for immediate removal of bottlenecks and hurdles so that jamming would be easily curbed.
Bukhari visited Batmaloo and directed Srinagar Municipal authorities to remove the boundary walls of dewatering station so that road is widened. The Minister also visited Bishambar Nagar road in Srinagar city and instructed the authorities to take immediate steps for removal of encroachment within days. He visited Dalgate and instructed the Executive Engineer R&B Srinagar for construction of protection Bund on the bank of Dalgate road.
The Minister also directed the Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation for lifting the debris of dismantled private building so that the roads would be cleared for smooth vehicular movement
Earlier, the Minister convened a meeting of officers at Banquet Hall Srinagar and reviewed the traffic management plan framed by Srinagar Development Authority. On this occasion, the Minister was apprised by the Srinagar Development Authority about traffic management programme through a PowerPoint presentation.
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