Ganderbal: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today chaired a meeting to discuss the modalities regarding the opening of alternate link road from District Hospital to Qazi Complex Beehama.
At the onset of the meeting, the DC briefed the meeting that the purpose of opening of alternate road is to streamline the traffic in the town especially from Beehama Chowk to Towheed Chowk which remains congested during the peak hours.
In this regard the DC sought suggestions from the concerned officers/officials regarding the measures to be adopted for opening said road and after brief discussion it was decided that the road shall be opened for one-way traffic from Monday on trial basis.
It was also decided that the vehicles from Duderhama Chowk towards District Hospital shall follow the link road towards Qazi Complex Beehama and Check Fatehpora and no vehicle from District Hospital shall be allowed to come back towards Duderhama Chowk.
Dy. SP traffic was directed to deploy traffic personnel on identified spots to regulate the traffic as per the decided root plan.
Pertinently, the 1 KM link road is developed by the Municipal Council Ganderbal at minimum cost by engaging its men and machinery within the bare minimum time. The road shall remain one side open for light vehicles
Meanwhile, the DC also reviewed the development of road stretch and gave necessary directions to the President Municipal Council for further development of the road and was asked to check the possibility of upgrading the said road for two -way traffic.
The meeting was attended by the President Municipal Council Ganderbal, ASP Ganderbal, ARTO Ganderbal, Dy. SP Traffic, Tehsildar Ganderbal and others concerned.