Budgam, April 29: District Development Commissioner, Budgam Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar
today convened a meeting of officers to take review of the traffic management at Magam
and Chadoora towns of the district in her officer Chamber.
The meeting was attended by ADDC Budgam, Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, ADC Budgam,
Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani, CPO Budgam, Rafiq Ahmad Dar, SDM Beerwah, Abdul Majid
Lone, SDM Chadoora Aziz Ahmad, Tehsildar Headquarter Nisaki ul Farooq, Tehildars, Dy.
SP Traffic, SDPOs, EOs of Municipal Committees, besides representatives from Market
Committees, Magam and Chadoora.
Stressing on the smooth flow of private and public transport at both towns, the DDC
directed concerned to remove all encroachments by shopkeepers and roadside vendors at
Narbal, Magam, Tangmarg and Chadoora to avoid traffic jams at busiest markets,
footpaths and streets. She directed removal of all unregistered vendors and regulation of
vendors using Gas Cylinders who shall not operate in congested areas.
She directed concerned to ensure fool-proof traffic managements across both towns and
take strict action against the offenders indulging in wrong parking on roads. She
emphasized on not only immediate towing of wrongly parked vehicles but also asked
concerned to impose heavy fine on violators.
She emphasized on use of parking places and diversions cuts at all required spots to
avoid traffic snarls at various points on Magam- Tangmarg route and in Chadoora.
The DDC directed concerned Tehsildars shall conduct weekly inspections to ensure there
are no road encroachments by vendors and shopkeepers.
She also directed the R&B to ensure timely construction of bridges, roads and culverts at
all required spots to ensure smooth flow of traffic.