DC Kishtwar kicks off the National Road Safety Month in the District;Grand Inaugural Event organised by MVD at General Bus Stand

DC Kishtwar kicks off the National Road Safety Month in the District;Grand Inaugural Event organised by MVD at General Bus Stand

DC & SSP Emphasised the transporters and Public for the Adherence to Road Safety Measures

Kishtwar: The National Road Safety Month 2024 kicked off with a spectacular inaugural ceremony at the General Bus Stand Kishtwar, marking a crucial initiative to enhance road safety awareness in the district.

Dr. Devansh Yadav IAS, Deputy Commissioner who is also the Chairman of the District Road Safety Committee Kishtwar, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, emphasizing the significance of promoting safe practices on the roads.

SSP Kishtwar Khalil Ahmed Poswal-JKPS was honored as the guest of honour, joined by approximately 350 participants, including transporters, citizens, students, and youth.

The programme was organized by the Motor Vehicles department Kishtwar in collaboration with GDC Kishtwar, Boys HSS Kishtwar, and Transport Union Kishtwar and the month long activities will spans from January 15, 2024, to February 14, 2024.

The event commenced with a warm welcome address and the administration of the pledge by ARTO Kishtwar Mohd Saleem Manhas in alignment with the National Road Safety Month. The highlight of the program featured a demonstration on Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) conducted by the Red Cross and SDRF team.

Various activities unfolded during the event, including a Nukkad Natak presented by Students of GHSS Boys Kishtwar and a Debate by GDC students in spirit with the Road Safety Protocol.

DC Kishtwar, SSP Kishtwar, ARTO Kishtwar, and President Transport Union B L Shan shed light on road safety issues and emphasized safety precautions.

DC Kishtwar stressed upon the transporters to install CC cameras, VLTD, and Speed limit Devices in vehicles on priorty.

Addressing the gathering,he said that the initiative like installation of safety equipment, Road Safety Audits, proper crash barriers in vulnerable areas, and adherence to Speed Limit and road safety measures are instrumental to save lives of people.

He further urged individuals to embrace their responsibility as conscientious citizens, contributing to the collective effort for a safer journey on our roads.

The program concluded with an impressive Road Safety Awareness Rally led by students and NCC Cadets under the guidance of DC Kishtwar, Dy SP DAR Sajjad Khan, ARTO, EO Municipal Council Ninad Sen, all carrying placards and banners echoing road safety awareness from Bus Stand to Dak Banglow through Market Kishtwar.

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