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
         ● 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.
  • 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.
  • Train Service – in addition to regular local train service from Sealdah to Namkhana following supplementary arrangements have been made:
         ● 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.
  • 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.
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