ARTO Kargil organizes brainstorming session for transport system, road safety
KARGIL, OCTOBER 29, 2021: As a part of the series of events under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Iconic Week Celebrations, Assistant Regional Transport Office Kargil (Motor Vehicle Department) Ladakh organized a brainstorming session on transport system and road safety at Conference Hall ARTO Office Kargil here today.
Regional Transport Officer UT Ladakh Tsering Paldan was the chief guest on the occasion.
Coordinator Ladakh Ecological Development Group and prominent cultural activist Ajaz Hussain Munshi, Sajjad Hussain Assistant Professor Environmental Sciences Government Degree College Kargil besides other concerned officers and participants were present on the occasion.
10 students from Government Degree College Kargil were invited to present topics on different issues related to transport and pollution.
On the occasion, RTO Ladakh said that the responsibility of RTO is to keep the traffic management system operating in public interest. He said that the department is working to implement some facilities for public interest such as Vehicle Location Tracking System, Public Information Board, and mobile applications and said that they are also going to introduce panic button system in public transport for safety of the women folk.
RTO Ladakh further added that without public support the department alone cannot progress. He requested the students to spread the message among friends, family and villagers.
Talking about electric bus, he said two electric buses are already functional in Leh and 10 more will be made available in near future and few of them will be provided for Kargil District.
Earlier a short film on traffic safety rules was presented by ARTO Kargil while the students delivered their speeches on the occasion and also put forwarded some suggestions before the RTO and ARTO.
Aijaz Munshi and Sajjad Hussain also highlighted the responsibility of public and appealed people to play their role for traffic management.
At the end, Assistant Regional Transport Officer Kargil Khadim Hussain thanked the chief guests, other guests, students, participants and media for their cooperation in making the event successful.