Chandigarh: The Punjab government has chalked out a comprehensive mobility plan to solve traffic problem in six major cities of the state.

This plan is being implemented for hassle-free movement of people in urban inner areas, an official release quoting Local Bodies Minister, Chunni Lal Bhagat, said in Chandigarh on Sunday.

The six major cities are Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Bathinda, Patiala and Pathankot.

The minister said this plan is framed keeping in view the increase of traffic in the next 50 years, and covers marking of overcrowded roads, possibility of widening of roads, solution for traffic problem, routes of city buses etc.

City buses are being run in big cities Ludhiana, Amritsar and Jalandhar to solve traffic and mobility problem of people.

He said that in Ludhiana 200 city buses would soon be on road with the help of Punjab Roadways Transport Corporation, out of which 40 buses are already running.

(Agencies)

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