DC Ganderbal reviews condition on Zojila road
Jammu Links News12/7/2023
Discusses immediate safety measures to prevent mishaps in future; expresses grief over unfortunate loss of lives

GANDERBAL: In response to the frequent fatal road accidents along the Zojila stretch, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir along with SSP Ganderbal Nikhil Borkar, convened an emergency meeting today to address the issue and devise immediate safety measures.

The DC emphasized the need to identify and compile a list of black spots on the Zojila road stretch.

This initiative aims to bolster road safety measures, including raising crash barrier heights and installing signages and mirrors to enhance visibility and awareness.

To conduct a first-hand evaluation of the road conditions, a joint visit involving all stakeholder departments and the Deputy Commissioner was also scheduled Friday. This collaborative effort seeks to assess the situation comprehensively and implement effective safety measures promptly so that such road mishaps are prevented in future.

Meanwhile, the DC expressed grief over the unfortunate loss of lives in today's tragic road accident on Zojila pass in which 5 persons died.

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