JAMMU: As part of 29th National Road Safety Week 2018, Motor Vehicle Department Thursday organised painting competition for school children at Kala Kendra in Collaboration with Academy of Art, Culture and Languages with 92.7 Big FM as media partner.
The event was inaugurated by Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Hemant Sharma.
More than 700 students from different schools participated in the painting competition. The children were divided into three categories of 6-11 years, 12-14 years and 15-18 years of age and were given the topic of effects of vehicles population on nature and human lives or traffic violation and safety norms. They were evaluated by Sanjay Sharma Professor, Vijay Anand famous artist and S. Harminder Singh Additional Secretary Academy of Art, Culture and Languages was Jurists member.
Sharma while interacting with students appreciated the efforts of the department in organising the painting competition at such a mega level to inculcate the habit of Road Safety rules through tender minds and was pleased with fine arts displayed by the young mind.
Transport Commissioner, Saugat Biswas was also present on the occasion briefed about the weeklong programme being organised by department in connection with celebration of 29th National Road Safety Week.