GUWAHATI, Sept 14 � The Kamrup Metro district administration has issued notices to around 500 commercial establishments in recent days in the GS Road asking them to furnish details regarding own provision for parking for employees, customers and visitors.
The establishments have been asked to provide their replies within 30 days, sources said.�
The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) had last Tuesday directed all commercial, institutional and government establishments situated along the AT Road, GS Road, MG Road, Md Tayabullah Road and GNB Road to designate and arrange their own parking places within 30 days.
The civic body had said that failure to comply with the notice and the parking norms as envisaged under the Building Byelaws will entail action under the provisions of the GMC Act, 1971, and Building Byelaw leading to cancellation of Trade licence and sealing of the premises.
MGVK Bhanu, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, had carried out an inspection of the entire stretch of GS Road last week.
Bhanu had directed SP Traffic to ensure that there no parking of private vehicles in the stretch and directed the PWD to make the footpaths free from vendors and also to construct railings along the footpaths.
He had also announced that DC, GMC Commissioner, SSP and SP Traffic will visit various locations across the city every Sunday to review progress of the work. A �No Parking� zone has already been imposed from the Ganeshguri flyover to Last Gate. It is noteworthy that the district administration plans to convert the entire GS Road from Bharalumukh to Khanapara into a �No Parking� zone for private vehicles from mid-October.
Meanwhile, Kamrup Metro Deputy Commissioner Dr M Angamuthu has directed the PWD (Roads) to construct silt traps at Noonmati and asked the GMC clear up the drains in the VIP Road immediately.