Citizens pledge to obey traffic rules on conclusion of 32nd Road Safety Month

Central Chronicle News
Bhilai, Feb 18: 32nd Road Safety Month concluded with prize distribution and oath taking ceremony here at Auditorium of SNG Vidya Bhavan on Wednesday. Vivekanand Sinha, Inspector General of Police, Durg Range graced the event as chief guest. Prashant Thakur, Superintendent of Police, Durg; Rohit Jha, Additional Superintendent of Police (City); and Praggya Meshram, Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural) were present as special guests.
Chief Guest Vivekananda Sinha said that earlier week long observance of Road Safety Week was held in the month of January every year. However, in view of the road accidents occurring this year and considering the need of making the people more aware about traffic rules, the month long programme of “Road Safety Month” was organized this year. One of the main objectives of organizing this road safety programmes every year is to create commitment towards traffic rules. Highlighting the objectives of the programme, Prashant Thakur (Superintendent of Police, Durg) urged all to always obey traffic rules, remain safe and ensure safety of others too on the road. Later, prizes were distributed among the winners of various events and competitions organised by Durg Traffic Police during the Road Safety Month. Various competitions such as Road Safety Race, Rangoli Competition, Painting Competition, Slogan Competition, General Knowledge Competition, Skating Competition, etc were held. The winners were feted with cash rewards, certificates, mementos and medals. Representatives of various social organisations were also honoured with citation and mementos for their active participation in various programmes organized by the traffic police during this month. All those officers / personnel of the traffic police were also honoured who have been reaching among the common citizens continuously for the last one month for creating awareness by providing information about the traffic rules and explaining the causes for the accident and ways to avoid them. In the sequel of felicitation, traffic warden of traffic police and Good Samaritan who helped the victims of road accidents were also honored with citations. The cops those who worked in adverse conditions during Corona Lockdown and transition period were also honoured with citations. Towards the end of the programme, the gathering was administered oath by Gurjit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Traffic). The people pledged to always abide by the traffic rules.
Proposing the vote of thanks, ASP (City) Rohit Jha expressed gratitude towards the chief guest, social organizations, common people, and students for their active participation in the events and making it successful.

Related Articles

Back to top button