Institution of Studies, Learning and Analysis (ISLA), an NGO promoted by police, is organising a seminar on traffic management in the state at SKICC here on Saturday this week, which will be attended by Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed. “The management of traffic has become a hot issue and the people are suffering because of the frequent jams especially in the two capitals and the highway connecting them,” SM Sahai, ADGP Armed Police told reporters in a press conference. Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed will be the chief guest on the occasion. “We have studied the traffic in the capital cities through drones and the documentary that has been prepared will be shown during the seminar so that all the stakeholders get an idea of the traffic in J&K and the problems that lead to frequent congestion,” Sahai, who is also Director ISLA, said. The proposed seminar will be held in three sessions where senior officials, experts and panelists will debate the issue of the traffic mess in the state. In valedictory session, Minister for Roads and Buildings, Floriculture, Gardens and Parks Syed Altaf Bukhari will be the Chief Guest while as Mohammad Ashraf Mir, MoS for I&C, PDD, H&UDD, and Pawan Kumar Gupta, MoS for Finance and IT will be guests of honour, he said, adding that the reports of all the three sessions would be presented so that measures to streamline the traffic in the state could the enumerated. Sahai was flanked by IGP, Kashmir, Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gilani and IGP Traffic, Kashmir, J P Singh during the presser.
2015 Kashmir Despatch