stickers that emergency and essential service vehicles need to
sport as part of an initiative to curb traffic on Mumbai roads
during the coronavirus-induced ''break the chain'' restrictions
will have to be prepared by vehicle owners and won''t be
provided by police, an official said on Sunday.
Under the initiative, vehicles belonging to doctors,
medical staff, ambulances and those engaged in supplying
medical equipment will have to sport red stickers, and those
transporting food, vegetables, fruits, groceries, dairy
products, etc, will use green stickers.
People employed in essential services, such as civic
officials, personnel of electricity, telephone and press
departments, will have to stick yellow stickers on their
In a video message on Sunday, the first day of the
drive, Vishwas Nangre Patil, joint commissioner of police (law
and order), said vehicle owners must cut a piece of paper of
the appropriate colour in a radius of six inches and paste it
on the windscreen and rear glass.
The police will not provide such stickers, he
Meanwhile, top officials were seen on the roads of the
metropolis on Sunday checking the implementation of the
system, with commissioner Hemant Nagrale visiting Dahisar and
Mulund entry points. PTI DC