Chandigarh: Dr Eish Singhal, SSP/Security and Traffic has been awarded with a special award for his project “Safety Begins with Team Work” under the category of “Best Initiative For Improved Road Safety” during Valedictory Session on November 11 by Minister of State for Urban Development, Government of India on the concluding day of Urban Mobility India (UMI) 2016 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. Of India conferred the award to Dr Eish Singhal, SSP/Security and Traffic, UT, Chandigarh. Nitin Bhai Patel, Deputy CM, Gujarat and Durga Shankar Mishra, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development were also present there.
The aim of project was prevention of road traffic crashes and to minimize the injuries and damage they cause by effective law enforcement action supported by the role of awareness raising campaigns among people about traffic rules & regulations.
Engaging civil society, academia, private sectors and philanthropic persons for effective execution of four pronged strategy of 4Es i.e. Education, Enforcement, Engineering changes and Emergency care training. Citizen volunteers having knowledge of public dealing are involved as “Marshals”.
They accompany the traffic police officials during their special traffic rules enforcement drives as well as traffic safety awareness campaign.
Road Safety Cell has been set up at Children Traffic Park Sector 23, Chandigarh to impart education regarding traffic rules and regulations to general public including school/college students, vehicle drivers and other road users etc. in association with “Honda Motorcycles and Scooter India Private Limited”.
Mobile exhibition vans for giving lectures & showing educational and road accident related films visit markets, tourist places etc. NGOs like “Arrive Safe” and “Tamanna” are actively involved in organising road safety campaigns like street functions, awareness walk and rally etc.
Promoting helmet and seat belt wearing etc. by engaging celebrities from different fields i.e. Sachin Tendulker, Kangna Ranaut etc.
PEC (Punjab Engineering College) sharing their technical ideas in introducing effective technology i.e. Alco-Sensor, E-Challaning system etc.
Fortis Hospital, Inscol Hospital etc providing first aid training to all traffic staffs to strengthen pre hospital care and immediate post crash response.
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