Currently, the traffic police unit has one Special CP, Joint CP, three additional CP and six DCP, 12ACPs and 57 traffic circles for traffic management.
The police commissioner also noted that PCR staff and emergency vehicles have been merged with local police stations to augment resource capabilities.
Asthana, serving as the Director-General of Border Security Force, was appointed the Commissioner on July 27, four days before his superannuation on July 31.
The petitioner had prayed for quashing of the July 27 order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs appointing Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner.
Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana has instructed DCPs to renew emphasis on anti-terror measures, enhance police visibility on the ground.
Officials said the move has come into immediate effect after the order dated October 7 was issued with the approval of Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana.
Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Sunday visited the Rohini court days after a dramatic shootout in the courtroom left three gangsters dead.
Asthana said that ever since he was appointed Special Director, CBI, proceedings are being consistently filed against him by certain organisations as part of a ‘selective campaign’.
Defending the move to bring in the Gujarat-cadre IPC officer as Delhi Police chief, an affidavit filed by Secretary,
HC defers hearing of petitions on Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police chief to September 16
The court also showed displeasure with one petitioner Sadre Alam for not submitting the court process fees.
The bench was hearing a PIL by one Sadre Alam against the appointment of Asthana along with an intervention application by an NGO which has challenged the appointment before the SC.
HC seeks Centre, Rakesh Asthana's stand on PIL challenging his appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner
A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notice on a plea by one Sadre Alam and listed the matter for further hearing on September 8.
The Supreme Court had recently asked the Delhi high court to decide within two weeks the petition filed before it challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police commissioner.
Asthana was addressing youths participating in a three-day workshop on 'How to do Business' organised by Delhi Police.
The 1984-batch IPS officer, who had shifted to Union cadre from Gujarat and was earlier serving as the director general of Border Security Force, was appointed Delhi Police Commissioner on July 27.