Police organises one day workshop on road safety & traffic awareness in Budgam

November 26:`Police in Budgam organized one day workshop on "Road Safety & Traffic Awareness" at Govt Hr. Secondary School Chadoora Budgam.

SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS was the chief guest on the occasion. The programme was also attended by Principal Govt. HSS Chadoora Ms Huma Mir, SDPO Charar-e-Shareef Shri Salim Jehangir-JKPS, Sr. PO Budgam Shri Voonesh Sangotra and other officers of police. Besides, various students and teachers attended the programme.

On the occasion, SSP Budgam delivered detailed lecture on road safety & traffic awareness. He raised public awareness about traffic rules to reduce casualties due to road accidents. He added that thousands lose their lives and tens of thousands get injured in road accidents on yearly basis mainly due to lack of awareness or ignoring traffic rules and hence it is our obligation to make our youth aware of the traffic rules and to persuade them to follow the rules while on road. Moreover, a detailed Power-Point presentation on road safety was presented by the chief guest.

Sr. PO Budgam Shri Voonesh Sangotra threw light on legal aspects of road safety & traffic awareness. He spoke about Supreme Court guidelines for school buses and drivers and penal provisions under Motor Vehicle Act 1988. Besides, SDPO Charar-e-Shareef also deliberated upon important aspects of road safety & traffic awareness on the occasion.

Later on, SSP Budgam administered oath/pledge to all participants wherein it was pledged that every participant will obey traffic rules and will persuade others also to do the same.

At the end of the workshop, Principal Govt HSS Chadoora concluded the programme by vote of thanks to Police for conducting such awareness programmes.```