Centre Asks States to Set Up Monitoring Centres for Vehicle Tracking System

New Delhi: After staring at little growth on putting in place tracking centres through states for implementation of car monitoring machine, the Centre has stepped in to verify efficient implementation of the venture below the Nirbhaya Framework with an help of Rs 332 crore.

In a letter to Principal Secretaries and Transport Commissioners of states and Union territories, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has requested them to use for the help through February 15.

“Since little or no growth might be completed on putting in place the Monitoring Centres, it used to be felt essential to strengthen the states below Nirbhaya Framework to arrange Monitoring Centres on the earliest so to successfully enforce the automobile monitoring machine and make sure protected trip to the ladies and kids in public passenger shipping cars,” the communique stated.

The ministry previous had mandated automobile location monitoring (VLT) software and emergency buttons be fitted in all public carrier automobile with impact from April 1, 2018, which used to be re-examined and it used to be determined to present exemption to all public carrier cars that have been registered until December 31, 2018 (outdated cars) from those necessities until the time as notified through state/UT governments.

All public carrier cars registered on or after January 1, 2019, should be fitted with VLT software and emergency buttons, it has stated.

However, little growth used to be seen on state’s portions, the communique stated, including below the venture now 37 states/United stateshave been divided into 4 classes, and the Centre would offer 60% help for states, which don’t fall in tough terrain, whilst 90% to states below tough terrains and 100% in case of UTs.

The overall venture, it stated, will price about Rs 463.90 crore out of which central help shall be to the song of Rs 332.24 crore.

“The function of the venture is to reinforce protection of girls and kids in public carrier cars in the course of the implementation of CMVR (Central Motor Vehicles Rules) 125H.

Accordingly, the entire specified public carrier cars shall be provided with VLT software with a couple of emergency buttons for soliciting for emergency reaction, the ministry has stated. It added that the states and United stateswill arrange tracking centres for be careful indicators and emergency buttons and so forth.

The Nirbhaya Framework used to be issued for steps for protection of girls within the wake of December 2012 Nirbhaya case, through which six folks had gang-raped a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in a transferring bus, which had sparked a national protest.

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