Delhi: Police to rope in RWAs to rein in traffic
In a bid to involve citizens in improving traffic management, Delhi Police announced that it will form traffic consultative committees in capital.
New Delhi: In a bid to involve citizens in
improving traffic management, Delhi Police on Sunday announced
that it will form traffic consultative committees in the
capital which will comprise of students, professionals, RWAs
Satyendra Garg, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic),
said the city police plans to constitute these committees at
the level of traffic circles, district and state level within
three to four weeks.
The move, he said, comes as they feel that time has
arrived to involve stake holders in traffic management at
grass root level and state level after having involved the
community through social networking sites.
"From the coming week, we propose to involve all stake
holders namely RWAs, market associations, professional bodies,
students, eminent persons and those who want to contribute in
improvement of traffic management at three levels.
"We will be uploading form on internet, apart from
sending it to all stake holders in hard copy form and those
interested in improvement of things can show willingness by
filling up forms and sending it electronically and through
signed hard copy," Garg said.
He said he would prefer these committees to involve
itself in issues like minor driving, traffic education,
illegal parking of commercial vehicles in residential areas,
improvement in traffic sense among people, wrong practices by
traffic police, functioning of traffic police infrastructures
like traffic lights, conditions of roads and creation of
pedestrian facilities like pavements and foot over bridges.
"Actual improvement in things come when stake holders are
actively involved in management. We are committed to
improvement in the city. "This will bring transparency in our working, better
traffic management by making stake holders equal partners in
improvement," Garg added.