Not penalties however the presence of cops to stop individuals, particularly dad and mom, from unlawful parking will assist cut back traffic jams near colleges and schools within the morning and afternoon hours, faculty managements really feel.
Chaotic traffic near colleges throughout their beginning and shutting hours has been a quite common sight in Lucknow. Whereas some colleges/junior schools comparable to St Francis and La Martiniere in Hazratganj are over 125 years outdated, many, each authorities and personal, have sprung up throughout the town over the previous few a long time.
Anil Agarwal, president of the Unaided Personal Faculties’ Affiliation, Uttar Pradesh and the managing director of St Joseph group, noticed: “The one resolution to the traffic snarls is the deployment of traffic police and assist from police stations nearest to the establishments. The presence of cops when college students depart colleges is a should, primarily for these in Hazratganj.”
Faculties in different areas of the town can handle the problem by asking and guiding dad and mom to correctly park their automobiles in order not to block the street, he stated. “Not a lot within the morning hours, however traffic administration turns into hectic when dad and mom come again to choose their wards as a horde of automobiles arrive collectively,” Agarwal added.
Aashrita Dass, the principal of La Martiniere Ladies’ Faculty, stated whereas one have to be extra understanding of the state of affairs at hand those that often flout the foundations must be taken to process.
Fr Donald D’Souza, spokesperson of the Catholic Diocese of Lucknow stated blaming colleges for traffic snarls could be improper. “Permitting the automobiles to be parked inside the college premises could jeopardise college students’ security. The district administration ought to regulate traffic to examine jams near colleges.”
Urvashi Sahni, the CEO of Examine Corridor Academic Basis, stated: “Traffic exterior colleges throughout pick-up and drop hours is an issue for which an answer have to be discovered. Whereas fines do function deterrents, deploying traffic police exterior main colleges will ensure self-discipline. Mother and father don’t pay attention to faculty guards.”
In the meantime, Mala Mehra, the principal of Hoerner Faculty, stated dad and mom shouldn’t be allowed to park their automobiles once they come to choose up or drop off their kids. “Traffic woes aren’t particular to colleges. Traffic personnel must be deployed in entrance of faculties. Levying fines ought to solely be for unmanned parked automobiles,” she felt.