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Special transport policy to be devised for hilly states

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Guwahati (Shimla) , 20 Apr 2018

Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur while participating in the meeting of Group of Ministers (Transport) held in Guwahati presented the case of Himachal Pradesh on various issues like taking preventive measures to check road accidents in hilly states, road safety, unification of taxes, provision of national permits for buses and uniformity in vehicle registration and driving license.He said that despite tough topographical conditions, the state had been improving citizen services by use of modern technologies and special steps were being taken to minimize the road accidents. He said that considering the special conditions and insufficiency of land, there was need to develop alternate modes of transport like rope ways, sky buses and mono rail etc. in Himachal Pradesh.The suggestions of Shri Govind Singh Thakur were well appreciated by all the Transport Ministers and a Sub-Group was constituted under the chairmanship of Transport Minister of Assam Shri Chander Mohan Patwari. The Sub-Group would give its recommendations to the Group of Ministers in a stipulated time period.


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