Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari said the central government is preparing a new policy to increase the penalty on illegal parking on roads from Rs200 to Rs1,000 and also reward the complainants.
He said the policy was required to free the roads of illegal vehicles.
Talking at the concluding ceremony of a workshop on Smart City here, Gadkari said those complaining about illegal parking will be rewarded with Rs200 each. “Anyone can click pictures of illegal parking on roads and put them in the system,” he said.
With the traffic police failing to monitor and initiate action, illegal parking can be checked in an effective manner if the policy becomes a reality. Moreover, roads will also become free from traffic congestion and mishaps. Read More…