Chandigarh, Dec 4–With a view to checking overloaded vehicles on inter-state roads, the Haryana Government has decided to set up check-posts at 18 different locations to intensify checking with the help of drones and CCTV cameras. Vehicles found defying the loading norms would be e-challaned. Each check-post will be monitored by CCTV camera and a drone.
Giving this information here today, an official spokesman said one such location would be the boundary between Karnal district and Uttar Pradesh where a new check-post would be established. Work on it would begin this month.
Teams comprising police personnel and staff from other government departments would be formed. To ensure 24-hour vigil, each team would work for eight hours and have one in-charge. Each employee would be allotted duty for three days every month and duty roster would be made in the DIO Office in the Mini-Secretariat, Karnal.
During the checking, every employee would wear a badge bearing his name and carry an identity card. Vehicles would also be arranged to facilitate work by the team, he added.
Arrangement for the check-post would be done by the executive engineer of the Panchayati Raj Department. Portal cabins would be set up at all identified locations and the State Transport Department would bear its expenses. Checking would be done within five kms of the mining area.
The spokesman said overloaded vehicles would be e-Challaned throughout the state with the help of Android based Tablet and Wi-Fi Thermal Printer would bring out the challan slip.
The authority to challan would vest in sub-inspector of the Police Department, mining officer and inspector, inspector of excise and taxation, Panchayati Raj and Public Works (Building and Roads) Departments, executive engineer and sub- divisional engineer of the Agricultural Marketing Board, district development and panchayats officer, block development and panchayat officer, district revenue officer of the Revenue Department, tehsildar and naib-tehsildar, flying squad officer of ISBT, New Delhi, Haryana Roadways, sub-inspector of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, divisional forest officer of Forest Department, ranger and officers of Health, Public Health and Agriculture Departments, he added.