Transport association Shopian demands basic facilities at fruit Mandi
By: Reshi Irshad
SHOPIAN: Transport association demands basic facilities road connectivity and parking facilities especially for load carrying vehicles in South Kashmir’s Shopian area.
They said that as most of the people are directly associated with fruit business and due to unavailability of facilities they are facing hardships in business seasons.
Vegetable and Fruit mandi President Mr Shahid Ahmad told valley Online that we are lacking Parking facility as their vehicles remain on main road shopian which causes hardships to the Transporters as well as local residents.
He added that nonavailability of parking facility causes traffic jams in the area.
Ahmad added that Adminstration has provided some space at under construction fruit Mandi but that lacks proper road connectivity and sanitary facilities.
When contacted to DC Shopian, he said that we have provided parking for heavy vehicle which is at under construction Fruit mandi located at Sofanaman Shopian.
Answering the questions about under construction mandi lacks proper road facilities and sanitary facilities DC assured this reporter that road will be constructed soon, and will try best to provide sanitary facility as well.
He added that if the issue had been came earlier, administration would sort it out.