Need for collaboration, innovation to keep up with the changing demands of transportation industry: Advisor Bhatnagar

Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, on Thursday stressed upon the transporters that there is a need for collaboration and innovation in order to keep up with the changing demands of the transportation industry, officials said.
addressed the first ever mega meet of All India Transporters at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Complex (SKICC) here in Srinagar today Bhatnagar urged the transporters to embrace new technologies and work together towards creating a more efficient, sustainable and safe transportation system.
He urged them to be a significant stakeholder in Jammu and Kashmir’s development.
“The challenges facing the transportation industry are significant, but so too are the opportunities,” Advisor said, and added that by working together and adopting latest technologies, we can create a more resilient and sustainable transportation system that benefits every citizen of our country.
Divulging on different initiatives launched by the Jammu and Kashmir government for the transport sector, Bhatnagar said that the UT government is very responsive towards the concerns of transporters and has been extending various relief measures and schemes for them from time to time.
During the meet, the Advisor also interacted with the transporters and delegates from other states and UTs of the country and applauded them for development of the transport industry across the country.
He apprised the gathering of vast investments in road and traffic infrastructure.
Bhatnagar also interacted with transporters of Jammu and Kashmir and gave patient hearing to their issues and grievances. He assured them that their genuine issues and problems will be resolved on priority.
He also assured them that the good practices and transport policies of other states will be considered for the betterment of the transport sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
Delegates and representatives of All India Auto Taxi Bus Transporters Federation, members of Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, other transport union representatives and stakeholders associated with the transport sector were present during the meet, an official spokesman said.

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