Road Safety Advocacy Program
Road Safety Advocacy Program organized by Tarai Environment Awareness Samiti
Road Safety Advocacy is an scheme of Ministry of Road and Transport, to spread the knowledge of road safety by organization awareness program at grass root level.
Tarai Environment Awareness Samiti has organized several programs on ground to spread the awareness among the local about road safety.
About the Project
Every year in lndia about 150,000 people are killed and 500,000 injured in approximately 500,000 road accidents. The working age group of 18-60 years account to about 85% of road accidental deaths, injuries, and in particular those related to road crashes, are among the major causes of potential, life years lost and cost many billions of rupees every year. As per the WHO Global Report on Road Safety 2018, lndia accounts for almost 11% of the accident related deaths in the world. Pedestrians killed account for about 15%, whereas cyclists & two wheelers for nearly 2.50% and 35% respectively. Vulnerable road users account to about 50 percent of total road accidental deaths.
Tarai Environment Awareness Samiti has been continually working in the sector of Road Safety and being organizing several programs focusing the objective of the scheme. Like wise this year also TEAS has organized School & level Competition in Jesus & Mary School & MLK PG College Balrampur to aware the students about the safety measures, on road safety. More than 500 students took part in the competition organized on the road safety issue, the winners were awarded with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd price respectively.
TEAS has also organized several public events like audio video show, pamphlet distribution, Nukkad Natak, Free Eye Camp Checkup and aware the normal public on the safety measures of Road Safety in district Balrampur.
The objective of the scheme is to empower the general public on the ground, creating awareness on safety measures to avoid the unnecessary accidents, harms and loss of lives. Creating a mass awareness on road safety and advocacy the scheme focus to reach out the vast audience to practice and take the safety measures.