Mangalore: Now, a Facebook Page to Deal with Traffic Woes
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (NM)
Mangalore, Jul 13: Mangalore city traffic police have made their way into social media to reach out to the public at large and tackle traffic-related issues. Throught this, they will also create awareness on road safety.
‘Mangalore City Traffic Police’ a Facebook page, was set up recently to create understanding about traffic-related problems and address such issues.
This page is being launched on an experimental basis. "The official Facebook page gives top priority to genuine traffic related issues and good suggestions which will help us serve you better," said a police source.
The page will be strictly monitored to avoid any misconduct and false statements as it is being maintained for public awareness, said the source.
The following police stations will be covered under the segment - Mangalore South police station (Pandeshwar) Mangalore North police station (Bunder), Mangalore East police station (Kadri), Barke police station and Urva police station.
Speaking to Daijiworld, city poice commissioner Seemanth Kumar Singh said that a team has been formed to instantly respond to queries and complaints on the page. The team has undergone training and counselling from experts, he added.
The online team will coordinate with the other police, who will do the ground work simultaneously and strive to resove the issues at the earliest. "We will ensure that there is no discrepancy in the work," he said.
"The page will be updated regularly. As of now, it covers only the police stations in the city limits, but in time, it will be extended to all police stations under the police commissionerate," he added.
The page has been launched to help the public and enable smooth functioning of traffic police and facilitate easier ways of dealing with traffic-related issues, Singh said.
The Facebook page with technical support from REDMINT (a social media branding company) will create awareness and guidance towards genuine traffic issues, traffic violations, traffic related updates, photos, videos, etc.