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Students of JSS, Kathua participated in Awareness campaign on Road Safety
jkupdate.com | 05-Feb-2019 05:04 PM
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  • The Students of Jammu Sanskriti School, Kathua participated in a Walkathon conducted by the office of the Regional Transport officer Kathua, H.Q, Lakhanpur.




KATHUA: The Students of Jammu Sanskriti School, Kathua participated in a Walkathon conducted by the office of the Regional Transport officer Kathua, H.Q, Lakhanpur. The Government of Jammu & Kashmir is observing ‘30th Road safety Week 2019 from 4th to 10th February 2019’ with the theme ‘Sadak Suraksha – Jeevan Raksha’.

The objective of this week long programme is to sensitize citizen/state holders of the district about the motor vehicle Rules and regulation as well as road safety measures which needs to be adhered for saving precious life and recourses of  the state/nation.

The ‘30th Road Safety Week’ was inaugurated by worth Deputy Commissioner, Kathua Rohit Khajuria, KAS and District Superintendent of Police, Kathua S.Patil IPS. The programme was started by an informational speech on Road Safety by the worthy D.C Kathua.

S.S.P Kathua pointed on the decreased death rate in Kathua district due to the safety measures which were implemented during the last 3 months.

RTO officer Dr.Rajkumar Thappa informed the kids about the preventive measures which we have to follow religiously.

The whole event was concluded with a walkathon which was started from G.D.C Kathua, passed through Martyrs Chowk and culminated at Mukharjee Chowk, Kathua. The participants in the walkathon were the students of various School, Collages, NCC Cadets and Volunteers from NGO etc. 

They were caring play cards, Banners indicating awareness on road safety measures, safe driving etc.

It was a good initiative taken by the Regional Transport officer to create awareness about ‘Road Safety’ among the masses.

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