Ganga Sagar Transport Management Plan - 2020
Around 400 nos. of local small vehicles will be engaged in the Sagar Island for carrying pilgrims from Kachuberia to Sagar and Benuban to Sagar.
Around 25 nos. of local buses will be engaged for carrying pilgrims in the Sagar Island.
180 nos. of Private buses and 30 mini-buses will be transshipped from mainland to Sagar Island by 06.01.2020
68 nos. of Buses will be deployed for carrying N.G.O.s from Kolkata to Lot 8 and back.
Same services will be provided to NGOs at Sagar Island as well.
22 nos. of buses will be deployed for shuttle service from Lot 8 to Namkhana.
15 nos. of buses will be deployed for shuttle service from Raichak to Lot 8 / Namkhana.
2200 nos. of STU buses will be engaged for carrying pilgrims from PrincepGhat / Babughat / Esplanade to Lot 8 / Namkhana.
85 nos. of Ambulances will be handed over to the CMOH, Diamond Harbour for providing emergency Trauma Care Management Service.
● Around 210 nos. of buses will be deployed from Kachuberia to Sagar.
● 30 nos. of Mini buses and 6 trekkers will be deployed from Chemaguri to Sagar.
Train Service – in addition to regular local train service from Sealdah to Namkhana following supplementary arrangements have been made:
Around 100 nos. of BLOA launches will be deployed for carrying pilgrims from Namkhana to Benuban / Chemaguri.
32 numbers of launches of Hooghly NadiJalpathParibahanSamabay Samity & WBTC will be deployed for carrying pilgrims from Lot 8 to Kachuberia.
In addition to normal barge service, 4 additional large vessels will be deployed for transshipment of vehicles and pilgrims during Mela period.
41 WBTCL buses will be deployed for carrying Media Personnel, NIS, Red Cross Society, CD Volunteers and other Officials of Infrastructure Cell.
Speed Limiting Device (SLD) of all 235 buses and mini-buses will be re-calibrated @ 40k.m./hour.
15 Speed Laser Gun will be installed along the stretch of Kachuberia to Sagar.
30 no. of breath analyzer will be used for breath test of the driver.
Around 600 drivers and khalasis of bus and mini-bus deployed at Sagar Island will be trained for maintaining safety majors.
3 Camp Offices will be functioning along the stretch of Kachuberia to Sagar and 6 flying squads’ team will be deployed to monitor vehicles movement.
Movement of all 230 buses will be monitored through GPS tracking system.
PA system will be installed in 100 wooden Launches, 32 Vessels and 6 Barges.
75 JALASATHIES and 200 SAGAR-BANDHU will be deployed.
10 Break-down Van will be deployed.
Two Air-ambulances and one helicopter will be deployed at Sagar during Ganga Sagar Mela-2020.
● 2 Pairs of trains will be plying from PrincepGhat to Namkhana via Kolkata Terminal / Dum Dum Jn. / Ballygunge Jn.
● 2 Pairs of additional trains will be plying from Sealdah to Namkhana via Ballygunge Jn./Baruipur Jn.
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