Metropolitan City Gorakhpur The Municipal Corporation has started preparations to give Gorakhpur the look of a metropolitan city. In the first phase, four state-of-the-art auto stands will be set up in the city area. This stand will run on PPP model.
Gorakhpur, Jagran Correspondent. Auto rickshaw stands will be built at four places in the metropolis. A place has been earmarked for this. The Municipal Corporation will operate the stand on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The system will be repaired with the income from the stand. Arrangements for drinking water, seating and toilets will be made at the stand for the convenience of the passengers and drivers.
Municipal Corporation has fixed the place, maintenance will be done from the earnings from the stand
Due to the lack of a stand in the metropolis, the drivers park the auto rickshaw on the road and make the passengers sit. This affects the traffic. The traffic police takes action against the auto drivers when there is a situation of jam. For a long time, the auto drivers were demanding to fix the stand.
Chief Minister gave instructions
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had given instructions to the officers to build an auto rickshaw stand. After this, Municipal Commissioner Avinash Singh had engaged Deputy Municipal Commissioner Sanjay Shukla to find the place. Acting Naib Tehsildar Satish Chandra Srivastava and Under Engineer Avnish Bharti searched the place and submitted their report to the Deputy Municipal Commissioner.
Stand will be built at these places
Near Dharamshala Bridge: Near Dharamshala Bridge, a stand will be built on the north side of the railway line near the fish market on the road leading to Asuran. This will not affect the traffic system.
Near Shastri Chowk: Near Shastri Chowk, a stand will be built on the road tracks on the south side of the road going towards Ghosh Company and Bettiahata Road.
Near University Square: A stand will be built on the north track of the road going from University Square to City Mall.
Ambedkar Chowk: Near Ambedkar Square, a stand will be built on the north track of the road leading to the student union square.
The place for the auto rickshaw stand has been selected on the instructions of the Chief Minister. It will be operated on PPP model at four places. Earnings from the stand will be spent on facilities. This will not only provide relief to the drivers and passengers but also there will be no obstruction in the traffic system. Avinash Singh, Municipal Commissioner.