Karnataka: CM Bommai directs officials to rein in traffic congestion at 10 prominent Bengaluru spots
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai Saturday said he has directed officials to rein in traffic congestion at 10 prominent spots in Bengaluru, like Hebbal, Mahadevapura Outer Ring Road, Silk Board Junction and Whitefield Road, among others. The CM added that a host of measures, including synchronisation of traffic signals, will be carried out to ensure smooth flow of traffic in Bengaluru.
Bommai reportedly asked the DCPs to inspect the works in their respective jurisdiction.
The chief minister gave the directions while chairing a meeting on traffic management in Bengaluru with officials of the BBMP, BWSSB, urban development, police and other departments.
Principal secretary N Manjunath Prasad, BBMP administrator Rakesh Singh, BBMP chief commissioner Tushar Girinath, state DGP Praveen Sood, city police commissioner Pratap Reddy and other senior officials also attended the meeting.
Bommai asked the officials of BBMP, BWSSB, BMRCL and BESCOM to work in coordination under the overall supervision of additional chief secretaries of urban development and home departments to formulate measures for easing traffic congestion in the city.
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