Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday
reviewed the traffic management and comprehensive mobility plan for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra.
The high level meeting was attended by the senior officials of Police and Civil Administrations to review the traffic management plan for the upcoming two month long Amarnath Yatra commencing from July 1.
Lt Governor directed for Zone-wise traffic planning on the National Highway-44 in close coordination with concerned departments, District Administrations, SSPs and Traffic Police to ensure smooth traffic, parking, and pedestrian operations.
Time slots for the movement of convoys, livestock, vehicles carrying essential items and horticulture produce should be notified. Strict enforcement of Traffic Advisories, Schedules and cutoff timings must be ensured, the Lt Governor directed the officials.
Traffic Police, NHAI, BRO and other agencies should also deploy more men and machinery to respond to real-time events and to mitigate the effects of a breakdown, he added.
Lt Governor instructed the officials of the Traffic Police to utilize Integrated Command and Control Centres for effective traffic, transit and travel demand management.
He directed the Divisional Commissioners and ADGPs to overall supervise the traffic management in their respective divisions.
The meeting also discussed utilization of Mughal Road, alternate routes, public utilities along Mughal road and traffic management at Pahalgam and Sonamarg.
Lt Governor chaired a high level meeting with the senior officials of Police and Civil Administrations
to review traffic management and comprehensive mobility plan during Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra.
Bhim Sen Tuti, IGP gave a detailed briefing on the action plan for the Yatra.
R K Goyal, ACS Home, Dilbag Singh, DGP, Shailendra Kumar, Principal Secretary, Public Works (R&B), Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, CEO, Amarnathji Shrine Board, ADGPs, Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, SSPs and senior officers attended the meeting.