SRINAGAR Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Thursday stressed all concerned officers to take strict action as per law against the tipper drivers found involved in ferrying uncovered building material across capital city.
It was observed that the building material in the shape of sand, bricks, bajri, clay, dust, cement etc. is being transported uncovered which leads to the flying off the material particles causing air pollution and other environmental issues, besides polluting water bodies.
He enjoined upon all the stake holders to ensure that the material is covered properly with tarpaulins during transportation of the material.
He said the violators of the order shall be impounded by the Police and dealt as per the relevant law.
To avoid inconvenience to the general public, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today stressed all concerned officers to enforce No Horn Zones near hospitals, educational institutions and courts immediately.
Any person found violating the orders shall be dealt strictly as per the law, he added.
He asked concerned officers to ensure the installation of maximum number of sign boards in this regard near hospitals, educational institutions and courts for the convenience of drivers.
Div Com reviews traffic issues across city
The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Thursday convened a meeting to review traffic related issues across the city.
Identification of Taxi, Mini bus and Auto-rickshaw stands, identification and operationalization of parking sites, improvement of cross roads and intersections, removal of encroachment and vendors at Panthachowk and Parimpora bus stand, face lift of Parimpora bus stand, checking of overloading on different routes in the city, management of traffic lights, control of noise pollution and other issues were discussed threadbare in the meeting.
The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir stressed the officers to ensure removal of all bottlenecks immediately for the traffic de-congestion across the capital city.
Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, RTO, VC SDA, Commissioner SMC, SSP Traffic, Regional Director State Pollution Control Board and other concerned officers were present in the meeting