SRINAGAR Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Chairman Haji Mohammad Yaseen Khan Monday urged Governor Administration to look into the genuine demands put forward by the transporters of the state.
Khan who also heads Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) said, transport sector is in their worst ever phase and are already running in losses. With the online system there is lot of problems in permit renewal, renewal of all documents of commercial vehicles.
Also Lack of staff in transport department is also proving to be a hurdle for smooth functioning of transport sector in the state, Khan said. Transporters who suffered losses in 2014 floods were never compensated till date. All the directives of the government have so far resulted in shattering the already ailing transport sector and bringing its commercial activities to a virtual standstill, Khan said as per a statement issued here.
Transport sector is on the verge of collapse. Upset transporters are already suffering owing to escalating diesel price, vehicle maintenance, interest on vehicle loans and road tax among others, he added while extending his full support to the transport industry, he urged Governor Administration to look into the genuine demands of the ailing transport sector.