New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has instructed the universities to observe the National Road Safety Month through various activities for students, teachers and staff.
“You are requested to observe National Road Safety Month in your campus, affiliated colleges/institutions to further advocate this cause among the students, teachers, and staff through various activities such as safety pledge, pamphlets, banners, quiz, slogan, article writing, poster making competitions, etc,” UGC wrote in a letter addressed to Vice-Chancellors of universities.
The National Road Safety Month is being observed by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways from January 18 to February 17.
The National Road Safety Month is being organised with the theme “Sadak Suraksha-Jeevan Raksha” this month.
“In order to improve upon the safety of road users and to take effective measures to save precious lives, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRT&H) has planned to engage with Colleges, Schools, National Youth Clubs, Drivers…. Indian Road Safety Campaign is leading youth engagement in road safety across the nation,” said the ministry.