Srinagar To Have E-rickshaws Soon

SRINAGAR- The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole Saturday chaired a meeting regarding operation of taxi stands from SDA lands at Haft Chinar, Srinagar and introduction of E-rickshaws, here.

The meeting was attended by Additional Commissioner, Kashmir; Commissioner, SMC, Srinagar; ADC, Srinagar; Chief Town Planner; VC, SDA; SSP Traffic; RTO, Kashmir and other officers.

The meeting deliberated over the identification of routes on which E-rickshaws shall ply, operation of the service besides charging stations at terminals.

The meeting was informed that besides E-rickshaw charging stations at route terminals, the vehicle can easily be  charged at home by the owner. Besides, the meeting was told that rickshaws shall ply on the routes which  usually see less vehicular movement.

Further, the meeting discussed the allotment policy and operation of stands. Moreover, the meeting also discussed regulation of traffic movement to decongest the city by  restricting movement through  intra and inter district permits.

Meanwhile, Div Com directed concerned officers for a detailed report of bottlenecks on the routes and roads in Srinagar which are creating hurdles for smooth urban mobility.

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