Bhopal: In a bid to handle road accidents in the state, Madhya Pradesh government is going to introduce Road Security and Traffic Management system.
Under this system, two ambulances including cranes would be ready round the clock on all the toll booths of the state.

A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of the state’s transport department which took place on Saturday. The sources say, a work plan worth Rs 1105 crore has been prepared by the state government for setting up a Central surveillance system at all toll booths in the state.

Under this, a call centre would also be set up for giving information about the accidents. Apart from this, CCTV cameras would also be placed on these booths.

Two ambulances would be kept ready at each of these booths which would be sent to the accident site as soon as authorities are informed about such incidences. Remarkably, Ambulances and cranes would be equipped with GPS system and they would be available on dialing emergency number- 108 any time.

Moreover, a central monitoring of the revenue collection at the toll booths would also be done. Apart from directing authorities to repair the roads in the state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also asked them to give special attention on the quality of works and get them completed within the stipulated time.


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