Congestion free Noida: DM orders to act against illegal parking, rule violators
The directions were given by the district magistrate NP Singh on Saturday during a meeting with senior officers of police, traffic police, Noida authority and transport department.noida Updated: Mar 27, 2017 10:46 IST
To streamline the vehicular movement in Noida-Greater Noida, the district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar has given directions to police and traffic police to act swiftly against the illegal parking and heavy vehicles plying in the city without permit and not following other traffic norms.
The directions were given by the district magistrate NP Singh on Saturday during a meeting with senior officers of police, traffic police, Noida authority and transport department. Singh was joined by newly-elected legislator from Noida assembly segment Pankaj Singh.
NP Singh directed the officers that traffic related problems should be resolved within a month so that people can heave a sigh of relief. He directed Noida authority to serve notices to those offices, which have shown parking places in their maps and still park vehicles on road.
Across Noida and Greater Noida, no vehicle should be allowed to park along the road, said Singh, adding that the Noida authority should look for an alternate place where trucks can be parked. He said that drivers park their trucks at various places as no specific place for them and matter be intervened within 15 days.
To minimize the problems of traffic snarls around metro construction area, officers were told to make plan and hold meeting with the residents’ welfare association of concerned area. The district magistrate said that the move will help them in regulating the traffic and deciding the diversions.
Over the congestion caused by autos outside metro stations, NP Singh said that traffic police should rope in the marshals of the metro stations to ensure autos are parked at designated parking.
Noida authority was also told to finish the widening of Harola road within month’s time. He apprised Pankaj Singh that a vending and non-vending area should be decided in Noida, so that vendors can have a place to run their business. Moreover, it will ensure smooth flow of traffic as some vendors do their business along the road.
Meanwhile, the transport department was also told to go tough against unauthorized vehicles and directed for their seizure.
Pankaj Singh was also informed that there is shortage of traffic police and additional deployment is needed. The legislator ensured that the matter will be taken with the state government and promised for speedy results. Pankaj Singh said that
Pankaj Singh said that Noida is nearest to Delhi, where people come from various states and countries. The city should be free from traffic jam and chaos. He extended all his support to officers to make it better.
First Published: Mar 26, 2017 23:15 IST