World Day of Remembrance – West Bengal
To mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Honcho Tech For Good Foundation with support from Consumer VOICE organized various public events in Kolkata and North 24 Parganas, West Bengal on 23rd November. It received a huge amount of support from Kolkata Traffic police officials, doctors, representative from Transport department, college students who actively participated and supported the road safety initiative. More than 50 students supported the cause along with Kolkata police officials and reached out to more than 1000 commuters and drivers.
Various sensitization related activities were organized such as session on golden hour action, importance on wearing helmets and so on. Sticker and pamphlets were also distributed for the same. 45 helmets were distributed among Road Traffic Violators and Safe Drive Save Life stickers were given to 200 cars.
This sensitization took place across sensitive and accident prone areas of Kolkata which included Patuli. Bagha Jatin, Garia, Malancha and Minakhan. It was also attended by Shri. Gautam Sarkar (IPS) Assistant Commissioner of Police, Kolkata Traffic Police, Shri. Prabir Bhattacharya Officer in Charge, Garia Traffic Guard, Kolkata Traffic Police, Shri. Kaushik Majumder Sergeant & Save Drive Save Life Programme Coordinator, Shri. Joydev Pal Officer in Charge, Minakhan Traffic Police, West Bengal Traffic Police, Dr. Souvanik Bhattacharya Doctor Representative, For Session on Golden Hour Action, Shri Biswajit Mondal representative from Transport Department and all traffic police officials from Minakhan Traffic Guard.