Srinagar, April 16: The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar on Wednesday directed all auto rickshaws plying in the city to use meters and charge the passengers accordingly.

He was chairing a meeting today which was attended by Senior Superintendent of Police, Traffic Srinagar and RTO Kashmir.

Meters made mandatory for auto-rickshaws in Srinagar
Meters made mandatory for auto-rickshaws in Srinagar

The meeting deliberated upon the issues regarding the use of fare meters in Auto Rickshaws.

In the meeting, it was decided that it will be mandatory for all auto rickshaws plying in the city to use meters and charge the passengers accordingly, said an official handout.

It was also decided that directions will be passed by RTO Kashmir to all auto rickshaw owners to install digital meters in place of analogue meter within three months.  No fitness renewals shall be granted by RTO unless the digital meters are installed.

In the meeting it was given out that the dealers will be directed not to sell any auto rickshaw without Letter of Authority from the Competent Authority.  Any violation of the directions shall be dealt under law. (Agencies)

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