20 hoardings pulled down, others remain

Noida/Greater Noida: It took a lady’s loss of life and critical accidents suffered through her son for the Greater Noida Authority to get its acts together and take away over 20 illegal hoardings from the principle roads of Greater Noida West past due on Sunday.
Jaibunnisha (42), a resident of Haibatpur village of Bisrakh, got overwhelmed beneath the hoarding that fell on her and son Imran on Sunday. Imran is recuperating in a medical institution.

However, a reality test on Monday confirmed that there are lots of more such hoardings on the major roads of Noida and Noida Extension and looking forward to some other thunderstorm to motive damage to existence and property.

A drive on the Bisrakh highway until Parthala roundabout and beyond confirmed that there are umpteen selection of hoardings on the facets of these major roads.

On the principle highway between Bisrakh and Kisan Chowk, hoardings might be spotted near the Hindustan Petroleum pump, before Gautam Budh Balak Inter College, near Ace City, and so forth.

This, whilst just about 20 hoardings might be observed mendacity on a side once they have been got rid of from roadsides through the Authority which carried out a late-night drive for the same.

On the Parthala to Sarfabad highway, a 40-foot prime hoarding was once spotted opposite the Parthala roundabout while some other was once spotted out of doors the OIDB Bhawan in Sector 73.

Another was once found opposite the SRS medical institution on the similar highway.

Similarly, at least two hoardings have been found on the major highway on the busy Balak Nath Cut.

Subhash Chand, foremost scientist, Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) informed TOI that so far as safety is anxious, no hoardings or signboards must be there on the major roads.

“These selections are being taken through the local government and there are lots of vested interests as those hoardings are related to earnings. There are tips of the Indian Road Congress (IRC) in terms of such boards announcing that those which can be old want to get replaced maintaining the protection of the commuters in thoughts,” he said.

While considerations are being raised through NGOs on the threat those hoardings pose to commuters, there are lobbies which bog down any upgradation of tips, he said.

Two years in the past, on May 23, 2016, two men have been killed when a highway signage of the Noida Authority had fallen on their motorcycle at Sector 18.

KM Chaudhary, incharge, city services, Greater Noida Authority informed TOI that those illegal hoardings were mushrooming across Greater Noida West without any sanction from the Authority.

“We are in the means of issuing tenders for prison commercial boards.

“The complete house beneath GNIDA has been divided into eight or ten zones and tenders will be issued for installing such commercial boards,” he said.

Meanwhile, the administration has also announced a aid of Rs four lakh rupees to Jaibunisha’s circle of relatives from the state crisis aid fund.

ADM Keshav Kumar said that the quantity will be transferred to her husband Khalil’s account.

20 hoardings pulled down, others remain 20 hoardings pulled down, others remain Reviewed by kailash soni on May 15, 2018 Rating: 5
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