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Traffic Congestion In Azadpur Mandi: A Study On The Largest Vegetables And Fruits Market Of Asia

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India’s intended nationally determined contribution emission which is safe, smart and sustainable green transportation network. Azadpur Mandi which is known for the biggest selling place of fruits and vegetable in Delhi is becoming a place of very heavy traffic area zone. People who are living nearby and the people coming to Azadpur Mandi facing a lot of traffic and also because of no proper direction hinted there people are not able to reach their destination on time. This paper assesses urban traffic congestions and its impact on the daily life of stakeholders and also advocates some possible solutions. In this research found results the number of vehicles has increased in the last ten to fifteen years. The total number of categorised vehicle has also increased. Azadpur Mandi has impacted the land value of the surroundings. The road infrastructure is not sufficient to cater to the traffic volume of this area. The number of lanes in this area is less. This paper outlines the problems of traffic congestion in Asia’s largest sabji (Vegetable) Mandi by using statistical tools. There are very few parking lots inside and outside of the Mandi. This paper investigates the goal 11 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Goal 11 says to make cities safe, resilience, sustainable. According to the Delhi Traffic police, Azadpur is one of the most accident-prone hotspots of Delhi.

About the Authors

Raman Ekta
University of Delhi

Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics

Delhi – 110007

Anand Subhash
University of Delhi

Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics

Delhi – 110007

Suresh V. Madha
University of Madras

Center for Natural Hazards and Disaster Studies

Chennai – 600053

Sharma Poonam
SBS College (University of Delhi)

Department of Geography


Singh Anju
Aditi College (University of Delhi)

Department of Geography


Kumar Suraj
Gyan Vihar University

Centre for Climate Change and Water Research

Jaipur, Rajasthan-302017


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Ekta R., Subhash A., Madha S.V., Poonam S., Anju S., Suraj K. Traffic Congestion In Azadpur Mandi: A Study On The Largest Vegetables And Fruits Market Of Asia. GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY. 2021;14(1):122-131.

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