New Delhi (NVI): To build awareness about road safety and reduce road accidents in India, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate National Road Safety Month tomorrow.
The inaugural function will be held at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi. Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Gen (Retd) VK Singh and CEO, Niti AAYOG, Amitabh Kant will also participate.
Activities planned during the month include launch of a film on Road safety, flagging off of a National Championship Safe Speed Challenge from Wagah border to Kanyakumari, and giving away of awards for Road Safety, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways said in a statement.
State Governments, PSUs, and Insurance companies will also participate in awareness-creating activities, with seminars, walkathons, poster-making competitions etc, it said.