Ministry mulls law for Rs-500 reward to those who click photos, report wrongly-parked vehicles to authorities
Road Transport Ministry wants to bring a law that would provide monetary benefit to those who click photographs of wrongly-parked vehicles and send them to authorities.
In order to take on those in the habit of parking their vehicles wherever they feel like, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is mulling a new law to empower citizens against the practice.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said he is thinking of bringing a law which will allow for monetary benefit for those who click and send pictures of wrongly parked vehicles. The fine for the violator will be Rs 1000 and the person who sends the photograph will get Rs 500 in reward.
“I am going to bring a law under which a person sending photographs of a wrongly parked vehicle will be given a Rs 500 reward if the violator is fined Rs 1,000. This will help in solving the parking problem,” Gadkari said at the inauguration of the ‘Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022 (IDS-2022)’ in Delhi.
He lamented that people do not make parking spaces for their vehicles and instead use roads for parking. He said owing a car has become a requirement for everyone these days, adding his cook in Nagpur owns two second-hand cars.
Gadkari also spoke about the need for maintain equilibrium of ecology, environment and development. Inaugurating ‘Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022’ (IDS-2022) – Road Map for Carbon Neutrality by 2070, he said to overcome power shortage, it is essential to develop alternative fuels.He said eccentric one sided approach in these issues is not beneficial for the country.
Gadkari said in the coming days, we have to strengthen our economy and at the same time save the environment
.He said our priority is green hydrogen, by using Biotechnology we can increase the productivity of Biomass and by using Biomass we can make Bio-ethanol, Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG.He said pollution will decrease by usage of methanol and ethanol. The Minister said that a focused road map should be created and adequate research must be done so that we reduce our imports andincrease exports