Kerala Traffic Police launches Social Media initiatives


Trivandrum: Citizens can now connect with Kerala Traffic Police through various social media initiatives like Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp under the ‘Subhayatra-2015’ project.

Chief Minister, Shri Oommen Chandy today inaugurated the programme launched by the Government of Kerala and Kerala Police. The project provides for tackling traffic through a multi faceted, coordinated effort of all sections of the society to make the roads in Kerala, a safer place to drive.

Home Minister, Shri Ramesh Chennithala launched the Twitter handle of Kerala Traffic Police (@keralatraffic). Transport Minister, Shri Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan launched the official Facebook page of Kerala Traffic Police ( Health Minister, Shri V S Sivakumar launched the Traffic WhatsApp number 9747001099 given by Idea Cellular.

Members of the public can send traffic complaints, pictures, videos and also suggestions over Whatsapp and through the Facebook page of Kerala Traffic Police. It will also be used for spreading the message of traffic safety. Apart from this complaints can be sent over mail on all aspects of traffic by email on keralatrafficpolice @

As part of the virtual mechanisms for effective traffic management, Kerala Police will start a portal exclusively for traffic. a portal exclusively for traffic. The portal may include details each and everything concerned to traffic, like traffic rules and regulations, new traffic schemes, traffic violation and prosecution, traffic clubs for school students, FAQs on traffic, details on emergency services, traffic volunteer registration forms, links to other traffic related sites etc.

People can even register complaints on traffic related issues through this portal. Complaint forms to register complaints against buses, autorickshaws etc. can be included in the portal, with which people can directly complaint to traffic police on their grievances.

This can be a reference portal and at the same time, informational for the public. Auto / Taxi Tariff rates can also be published through the portal and updated time to time. Those who violate the official tariff can be chargeable.

Kerala IT News