DA meet to regulate traffic congestion

Itanagar, Oct 14: A Coordination meeting was called by the Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex Prince Dhawan with the Transport Federations to discuss measures in order to regulate the traffic congestion in the city.
The DC informed that no long distance buses would be allowed to enter within the City and that they would terminate at ISBT only. The DC also informed that Pre-paid Counter shall be opened in Naharlagun Railway Station and every Commercial vehicles would operate through it.
The DC also directed the SP Capital Complex to conduct regular checking of Vehicles during night to ensure taxis are not plying without permit.
During the meeting, the DC stressed that positive and innovative measures should be adopted and regulations of movement of every category of Commercial vehicles would be required. The DC suggested every categories of Commercial Transport Drivers to mandatorily wear uniform as it would offer sense of responsibility and ethics as well as it would help in easy identification of driver for the convenience of the public.
He also suggested every category of taxi to put Yellow Plate within 30 days. He further directed the DTO to get all the Commercial vehicles registered under RTA/STA and also to ensure registration of every invalid vehicle within one month.
A Committee was also constituted to verify the stoppage points of Trekker/ Sumo, etc.
Earlier, DTO, Capital Complex Remar Gab made detailed presentation on various modalities of shifting of local trekkers, city buses as well as regulation of movement route. He also proposed route plan to be adopted by Trekker, City Buses.
Representative from various categories of Transport Federations also expressed their view on the proposed route plan. Later, the DC appealed everyone to cooperate with the District Administration as it would require a cooperative effort in order to improve the overall scenario of traffic congestion in the Capital Complex.