JAMMU: Transport Commissioner, S P Vaid on Monday inaugurated 30th Road Safety Week organized by Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) J&K in collaboration with Traffic, Police Department, educational institutions and various stake holders.
Like other parts of the country 30th Road Safety Week is being observed on the theme “Sadak Suraksha-Jeevan Raksha”.
While addressing the gathering, Commissioner exhorted upon the concerned departments that traffic law awareness camps should be organized in educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities for the benefit of students.
Vaid also said that main objective of observing this week is to spread road safety awareness among general masses in order to reduce the scale of fatal road accidents. He further stated that collective efforts would make a significant impact on the incidence of road accidents and help to remove the scourge of road accidents in the State.
Vice Chancellor Jammu University, Prof M K Dhar, IGP Traffic, Alok Kumar, Managing Director, J&K State Road Transport Corporation, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Director Postal Services, Gourav Srivastava, Regional Transport Officer Jammu, D R Knethia, other dignitaries, teachers and students of the various schools were present on the occasion.
While speaking on the occasion VC Jammu University stated that it is the moral responsibility of everyone living in society to spread message about the road safety measures.
RTO Jammu informed about the activities of included in week-long programme which includes road safety awareness, eye and health checkup, awareness programme for license seekers, poster/painting competition, bike rally and award ceremony.