The Regional Transport Office (RTO) will identify accident prone areas on the Char Dham Yatra circuit before start of the pilgrimage season. Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Arvind Pandey said that they are soon going to identify accident prone areas and issue necessary directions to the authorities concerned. Pandey said on Tuesday, “RTO is surveying the Yatra route after which we will send our report to the authorities concerned. In order to ensure safety for all pilgrims, proper parapets, other safety features and necessary signs will be put up on the route.”
It is pertinent to mention here that the Char Dham Yatra will begin from May 7 with the reopening of the portals Yamunotri and Gangotri shrines after which Kedarnath shrine will be reopened on May 9 and Badrinath on May 10.
Meanwhile, the RTO has also started the procedure to connect their Vaahan-4 software with Pollution Under Control (PUC) centre.
With the increasing pollution in environment, the centre has issued communications after which RTO has taken this step.
Giving further information about this Pandey said, “In near future department is strictly going to enforce the rule of keeping the PUC certificate. Citizens who will not follow this will be fined Rs 1,000 as per Motor Vehicles Act.”
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | PNS | DEHRADUN