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Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon (IAS)

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The Transport Department is charged with the responsibility of looking after the functioning of J&K Motor Vehicle Department, J&K State Motor Garages and J&K State Road Transport Corporation. The department of Transport has a clear vision of providing quality services in the area of transport to the citizens of

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Vision

"Enabling people of the State to avail safe, efficient and affordable transport services with enhanced connectivity commensurate with the socio-eco development of the State."

The Transport Department is charged with the responsibility of looking after the functioning of J&K Motor Vehicle Department, J&K State Motor Garages and J&K State Road Transport Corporation. The department of Transport has a clear vision of providing quality services in the area of transport to the citizens of all the geographical locations at a reasonable and affordable cost and for this the department has adopted policies/programmes commensurate with the needs in various sectors of the economy. The department is making all efforts to improve the road safety and ensuring that only trained drivers and mechanically fit vehicles ply on the roads thus minimizing any chance of a road accident and pollution. The department is also keeping an eye on the increasing fare at which the private transporters tend to run commercial vehicles and for this State Transport Authority is saddled with the responsibility of fare fixation periodically in consultation with public representatives and private vehicle owners and thereby exercise control on otherwise demands for exorbitant increase in the bus fares.

All activities relating to decision making pertaining to Transport are being carried out in transport Secretariat. The administrative department issues Instructions, Orders, Notifications, Guidelines, etc. makes policies, spells out objectives to the field functionaries for the delivering of public services in an efficient manner. The following are briefly the main functions of the transport department.

Functions

  • Implementation of Motor Vehicles Act 1988 and Rules.
  • Framing of policies aiming at Road Safety and efficient transport management in the State.
  • To implement the schemes for computerization of the working of the Transport Department and safe keeping of records and quick verification system.
  • Data collection and analysis for an efficient management of transport system in the State.
  • Creating public awareness among Stake holders including Drivers, Motor Vehicle Inspectors, Checking Squads and general public in respect of Road Safety and passenger care.
  • Operation of Passenger Welfare Fund and quick response system for the benefit of affected people in road accidents.
  • Legal action/prosecution of cases registered against the violators of law, pertaining to violations of Motor Vehicles Act and Rules.
  • Collection of fees, fines, rates, taxes etc. in the course of performing of all the above functions.
  • Monitoring and review of utilization of funds, both plan and non-plan.
  • Evaluating the outcomes of schemes for their constant improvement.

Citizen Charter

Citizen Charter by Transport Department Jammu and Kashmir

All activities carried out by the transport department are aimed to provide better and dependable transport facilities to its citizens in a well coordinated manner. It is the endeavor of transport department to come up to the expectations of the citizens in performing its duties. Every citizen is directly or indirectly linked with the transport. In J&K State surface transport is the most convenient, common and affordable means of communication. Transport department performs its job by issuing orders and instructions to its subordinate offices for rationalization of routes so that the citizens from all corners of the State can have a hassle free transport facility. In this connection, enforcement of Motor Vehicle Act 1988 and Motor Vehicle Rules 1989, is strictly monitored by holding monthly, fortnightly and at times weekly monitoring meetings in which issues like occurrence of accidents, survey of new routes, violations of traffic etc. are discussed and efforts are made to curb the menace of all types of violations to make the system of transportation and its operation people friendly.

Contact Us

Officers of Administrative Department.

S.No. Name of the Officer Designation Phone No/Address
1 Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, IAS Principal Secretary to Govt. Mob:- 0194-2506077 (Tel) 0194-2506008 ( Fax) Civil Secretariat, Jammu / Srinagar 2/210
2 Sh. Mahesh Dass Director General Finance Mob:- 9419212009 0191-2572984 (Tel/Fax) 0194-2506191 Sgr (Tel/Fax) Mail: dirfinance.tpt@jk.gov.in
3 Sh. Rahul Sharma (KAS) Special Secretary to Govt. 9419153579
4 Sh.Sat Pal Dy. Director (P&S) Mob: 8713085243
5 Sh. Hakeem Muzaffar (KAS) Deputy Secretary to Govt. Mob: 9419056498
5 Sh. Raj Mohammad Malik (KAS) Deputy Secretary to Govt. Mob: 9419141806
6 S. Chand Singh (KAS) Under Secretary to Govt. Mob: 9419111730

Officers of Field Department.

S.No. Name of the Officer Designation Phone No/Address
1 Mr.Owais Ahmad Transport Commissioner Mob:- (Jammu ) 0191-2476091 (Tel) 0191-2479914 (Fax) (Kashmir) 0194-2506686 ( Tel) 0194-2506687 ( Fax)
2 Mr.Owais Ahmad Managing Director, JKSRTC Mob:- 0191-2476290,2473245 (Jammu off.) 0194-2472436 (Kashmir Off.)
3 Sh. Zakir Hussain Choudhary Director, State Motor Garages Mob:- 9419208155 0191-2546697,2565105(Jammu Off.) 0194-2493309,2490473(kashmir Off.)

Organization Chart

Organization Chart of Transport Department:

SRO

Motor Vehicle Department

State Road Transport Corporation

Objective of SRTC

SRTC provides transport services both goods and passenger services to the commuters in a well coordinated manner. The corporation has helped in putting a check on fair exploitation by private transporters. The corporation has been and is providing goods and passenger services to the public even at times when private transporters try to put the public in crises on pretext on the other . The documents prepared by SRTC gives detail of services provided and future strategies to be adopted for facilitating the general public in the state.

Introduction

  • S.M.G. Department established in 1948.
  • Garages vehicles of erstwhile Maharaja transferred to State Motor Garages.
  • SMG Fleet strengthened from time to time by transfer of vehicles from all Government Departments including erstwhile Tawaza Department.

Functions

Providing of Transport

  • To Council of Ministers
  • Serving Government Officers.
  • Visiting State Guests and VVIPs/VIPs Departments including erstwhile Tawaza Department.
  • Delegations and Conferences
  • Touring Officers within the State
  • Security Wing of the J&K Police for protected persons visiting the state
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