Road Safety Workshop in West Bengal
A road safety sensitization workshop was organised by Honcho Tech For Good Foundation, West Bengal with support from Consumer VOICE New Delhi at Humayun Kabir College, Bamanpukur, Minakhan, North 24 Parganas district on 21st June 2022. The purpose of the workshop was to strengthen road safety to save precious lives on roads by diligent enforcement.
The workshop was attended by officials of Basirhat Police District under North 24 Parganas District, Shri Joydeep Paul Traffic Officer Incharge Basirhat Police District, North 24 Parganas represented the ‘Save Drive Save Live Campaign’ Shri Manab Mondal Minakhan Block Coordinator, Shri Raju Paul Minakhan Block President, Hasanujjaman Seikh, PDO (Minakhan Block), Subhas Biswas , Principal and Social Activist of Humayun Kabir Mahavidyalaya and Ms Sayani Das, Celebrity Swimmer youth influencer for Road Safety were also present in the workshop besides President of Panchayat Samiti along with several administrative officers. Shri Gopesh Patra, Deputy and spokesperson of MLA Smt. Usharani Mondal also addressed the audience.
Various aspects of road safety, risk factors linked with MVAA 2019 provisions current situation in the district various measures taken and required to strengthen the road safety were discussed with stakeholders in the workshop. A booklet on road safety highlighting the risk factors and important provisions in the MVAA act was distributed. A presentation was also given by Honcho Tech Officials to elaborate various aspects and an appeal was made to adhere all traffic rules with focus on certified helmet wearing and fasten the strap.