Arunachal Deputy Commissioner Capital Complex, Himanshu Gupta holds meeting and discusses ways to ease traffic
ITANAGAR: The Deputy Commissioner Capital Complex, Himanshu Gupta, along with the SP Capital, Tumme Amo, held a meeting with the DTO Capital Complex, C Wangsu and his staffs in his office chamber on Monday.
The meeting discussed various modalities to ease traffic congestion and also the means to adopt various measures to check violations of traffic rules in the Capital Complex. The DC informed that an enforcement drive would be conducted jointly by the Magistrates, Police and the MVIs from May 16th May to check violation of traffic rules . He further informed that defaulters and violators would be fined heavily. Further, those persons found to be plying without a permit would be extended out from Capital Complex and the impounded vehicles would be kept at the parking lot building at Bank Tinali. The DC further informed that the District Administration would also take up a study on vehicle density to find out the optimum density for the Capital Complex and till the study is completed, no fresh registration of vehicles would be done. The DC vide an order has also banned plying of heavy vehicles except school buses and IMC garbage trucks from Naharlagun to Itanagar and vice versa through NH-415 and Jollang road from 8 am to 6 pm till further orders. The DC also directed the APST buses and commercial passengers buses plying to various districts and to other States to operate from ISBT Lekhi only. SP Capital Amo also informed that special teams would be formed to check for traffic violations round the clock at all the important stretches. He also informed that haphazard parking would also be checked during the drive. The DC, SP will visit all the prominent locations of Capital Complex that witness highest traffic jam and will work out ways to ease traffic congestion. The DC has appealed with the people of Capital Complex to cooperate with the administration and also to abide by the rules and regulations as such violations endanger public safety. Among others, EAC Itanagar Hengo Basar attended the meeting.
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