JAMMU , JUNE ,13 :

To have the field assessment of the summer traffic challenges on Jammu- Lakhanpur highway and prepare a meticulous plan to overcome such Traffic management issues, DIG Traffic Jammu Dr. Mohd Haseeb Mughal, IPS accompanied by Shri Vinay Kumar, SSP Traffic Rural Jammu, Shri Javaid Iqbal Tabassam, Dy.SP Traffic Samba Kathua along with concerned Traffic officers visited the trouble spots created due to the ongoing construction activities. Subsequently, DIG Traffic held an interaction programme with field traffic police officers and officials at Jatwal, Samba.

The assessment of ongoing construction activities and the challenges being posed during these activities were assessed on ground. The bottle necks and choking points were identified on ground. Requisite guidelines, instructions were given to the concerned officers on the spot.

After the field inspection round, All DTIs and SOs (Traffic) and other officers/ officials of traffic Samba-Kathua attended the interaction programme.

The motive behind the interaction programme was to actually know the upcoming summer challenges like boom in tourism, trade-transport activities and the forthcoming Shri Amar Nath Ji Yatra and to sensitize the traffic police officers and men.

All the officers, officials who attended the interaction, put forth their point of concerns, their on-field problems while handling the daily traffic and also suggested a way forward. A large number welfare issues were also raised by the officers and officials.
On spot directions were given to the traffic officers and men to remain in constant liaising with road construction agencies to ensure that the regulation of tourist as well as yatra vehicles is ensured in hassle free manners. Beside ensuring proper traffic regulation, traffic police must ensure that no overloading in passenger vehicles should take place in their area of responsibilities, he added. He also stressed for taking strict action against the menace of dangerous/drunken driving which attribute to the accidents causing loss of precious lives. DIG Traffic also said that special drives for awareness on account of wearing crash helmets, maintaining road discipline, check rash and negligent driving etc. The main focus should be on visible traffic offences.
DIG Traffic, emphasized on developing better coordination with all construction companies and other stake holders so that an efficient system is created to met out any Traffic management challenges.
Lastly, the DIG traffic Jammu patted the traffic officers and men of Distt. Samba and Kathua for ensuring smooth conduct of religious functions at Vijaypur where a mammoth gathering of around 3.5 lakh pilgrims attended the function. Smooth movement of the Police and CAPF during the recently conducted General Elections through the length and breadth of the area was also ensured by the meticulous deployment of the Traffic Rural Jammu, was highly appreciated.
Despite the worst road condition right from Lakhanpur to Jammu in view of ongoing road construction activities, all such challenges have been met successfully by the Traffic cops. DIG Traffic Jammu inspired the officers and officials to continue with better zeal and dedication to take on the forthcoming Traffic management challenges….. DIG Traffic Jammu emphasised to Keep up the good work and develop a better public interface.


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