ANANTNAG : In violation of the Motor Automobiles Act, and to stop losses to the state exchequer, the Motor Automobile Division (MVD) Anantnag right this moment launched a crackdown on non-public automobiles used for business functions (ferrying passengers) at Kokernag.
The crackdown was laid on the grievance from SDM workplace Kokernag in addition to native inhabitants apart from, the native transporters who had additionally raised their voice in opposition to this apply because it had affected their livelihood additionally.
Through the day-long checking, as many as 26 Non-public Eco Vans have been seized working primarily on Soaf Shali-Nagam Route, Hangalgund- Watnard Route and Souin-Nagam Route apart from different adjoining areas.
The enforcement staff headed by Assistant Regional Transport Officer Anantnag, Dr Mohammad Zubair Lattoo additionally checked different automobiles for various offences viz. Route Allow violations, Overloading, Over dashing, driving with out Seat Belt, using with out helmet and with out SLD. As many as 40 automobiles have been challaned and blacklisted on spot. High-quality to the tune of Rs 80,000 is anticipated to be realized from the Challans.
In the meantime, consciousness programmes on the “MUMKIN” scheme have been held in these areas the place Non-public Automobiles have been getting used for carrying passengers. They have been additionally knowledgeable about the advantages of the scheme and inspired to use for LA in order that they could earn their livelihood and likewise cater to the calls for of native areas.
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