Crescent Kashmir


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In order to make roads safe and secure for the people of Jammu and Kashmir , J & K administration has taken slew of measures to minimize the road accidents . Recently LG Manoj Sinha chaired a meeting to pass important directions related to road safety in Jammu and Kashmir . Divisional Commissioners were directed to take strict measures for removal of all encroachment from Roads including hoarding that creates barriers for safe driving . He asked the Traffic Police to put a crackdown on over – speeding and ensure regular highway patrolling . Installation of road signage’s and speed limits boards should be given special focus , he added . Health department was instructed to explore the possibility of developing trauma centres facilities , if required anywhere . Directions were also passed on adopting digital and automated systems and ensuring optimal utilisation of the existing equipment and digital technology installed on Highways and roads . He called for replicating the best models in the country for developing a robust system of Audit of accidents . Administrative Secretary , Transport Department presented the Action – taken report on the directions of previous meeting and in depth analysis of road safety components and proposals . IGP Traffic apprised the chair on the measures adopted and checks put in place to implement all road safety measures in letter and spirit .

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