Nagpur: The city’s police have decided to form a local body called ‘Traffic Advisory Council’ involving citizens to improve traffic management and curb jams.
CP Amitesh Kumar has also said that a comprehensive campaign is going to be launched against the violation of various traffic rules. He said, “If the vehicle owners absolutely fail to pay the e-challan from Friday itself, then they will be immediately taken into custody.”
Altogether, about 38 places have been identified in the city from where these police-people coordination committees or councils will be formed. These bodies are supposed to give suggestions according to local needs, act as volunteers and also play the role of police-public interface.
As the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) gears up for the G20 summit by ramping up road repair works, The city police aim to streamline the traffic flow very quickly and clear the bottlenecks and congestion points.
The CP also said, “We are adopting a zero-tolerance policy towards triple-seat driving, not wearing helmets or seat belts, and even using tinted windows.”
Traffic branch of the city police is issuing no-objection certificates
The top police officer also said that there will be a lot of focus on action against wrong-side driving and the use of fancy number plates.
Amitesh Kumar has also said that two e-challan printing machines have been provided to every police station. The CP also said, “Police station and traffic wing will join hands to take action.”
The traffic branch of the city police is issuing no-objection certificates to the Nagpur Municipal Corporation for road construction without any delay and is also helping with traffic diversions to speed up the work significantly. “We are extending all possible help to complete the work very quickly,” said the top cop.
To this, the CP who has previously worked as Joint CP (Traffic) in Mumbai said, “The city police traffic wing has also identified highly congested spots across the city, Where the NGOs are helping the police to control the traffic.”