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Staff strength of traffic police needs to double by 2041: Study

DNMUM431735 | 2/12/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :389



Pointing out issues like lack of staff for effective traffic control and management, followed by difficulty in coordinating with BMC and other organisations, and lack of trained staff, the comprehensive transportation study (CTS) carried out by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has revealed that the staff strength of Mumbai Traffic Police (MTP) will have to be doubled from around from 3,500 in 2017 to 8,711 by 2041 to handle traffic movement in the city.
The study has cited the need for enhancing the strength of Mumbai Traffic Police for effective coordination with other organisations and for effective traffic management. Pointing out other issues with the MTP, the study states that there is a lack of mon
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