JMC Commissioner reviews functioning, upgradation of traffic signal lights

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March 19: Mandeep Kaur, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, today reviewed the functioning and upgradation of intelligent traffic management system in Jammu city.
A meeting in this connection,  held today under the chairmanship of  Mandeep Kaur, was attended by Vipin Kumar Choudhary, IGP  Traffic;  Joint Commissioner (Adm), R S  Jamwal;  Asstt  Commissioner (Rev),  Executive Engineer (Electric), JMC &  Jatinder Koushiq, CEO, ONNYX, Traffic System, New Delhi.
A thread bearing discussion was held in the meeting over installation of intelligent traffic management system in Jammu city. Presently traffic signals have been installed at 30 intersections in Jammu. It was discussed that the present system needs to be upgraded to accommodate traffic lights for pedestrian also.
The meet decided that the new traffic system would be able to control traffic of each arm of the intersection independently. It was also decided that the traffic signal system would be capable to operate in Blinker mode, Auto mode and Manual mode.
A central command & control room shall be set up from where the timing and phase of traffic signal would be charged depending on the requirement. The central room will be able to monitor the functioning of traffic lights in real time using advance technology.
Further, Cantilever poles will be used to encourage lane wise driving & traffic signal would also have pedestrian lights which will help people in crossing the road.
It was also decided that red light violation detection RLVD will be installed in one location for trial basis. People violating the traffic signals would be issued challans. (ANPR) Automatic Number Plate Recognition System would be used to note the number plate of violations, the meet decided.

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