Take stringent action against traffic offenders: Governor directs officials

JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday asked the State administration to take prompt action to alleviate the miseries of the people hit by heavy snowfall in the region.

Chairing a review meeting at the Civil Secretariat here, Malik said stringent action must be taken against traffic offenders. Overloading, over-speeding and all unfit vehicles must be penalised, the Governor told the officials.

Malik said survey of damaged apple orchards due to heavy snowfall must be undertaken at the earliest, an official spokesman said.

He assessed the adequacy of food stock, fuel, supply of electricity and other basic amenities in areas where heavy snowfall was reported.

Expressing serious concern over frequent road accidents, the Governor asked for strict compliance of road safety norms and the stern dealing with traffic offenders. (AGENCIES)


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