UDHAMPUR, Jan 14: A series of activities like Symposium, Painting and Debate competitions were organized by the Motor Vehicle Department to mark the ’28th Road Safety Week’ at Army Public School, Dhar Road, here today.
Students from various education institutions participated in different activities which were being organized for creating awareness about Road safety among the students.
Stressing on the importance of changing the attitude of the children and young people towards safety on road, SP Udhampur, Dr. Shailendra Mishra, who was the chief guest on the occasion, informed that the road accidents are the biggest cause behind the deaths of young people worldwide and emphasized that the young drivers must obey traffic rules and take safety measures while driving.
He appreciated the ARTO Udhampur for creating awareness about the traffic rules and safety measures among the young drivers.
Later, the chief guest felicitated the winners of different competitions by distributing prizes among them.
Among others, PO DRDA Dr. Jagdish Mehra, Chief Education Officer Bishan Singh, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Sanjeev Kumar, Principal Rama Raina besides other district officers, Teachers and a large number of students attended the programme.