Car Safety Workshop – Lucknow-1 Dec.2017
Consumer VOICE, in collaboration with its state partner Consumers Guild organized on Car Safety workshop on December 01, 2017 at Hotel Comfort-Inn, Gomtinagar, Lucknow. The main objective of the programme was to spread a message that safer cars are needed on Indian roads to save the precious lives.
Mr. Abhishek Srivastava, Chairman, Consumers Guild, welcomed the guests and in his inaugural address mentioned the need of car safety and requested the guests to give their best solutions on car safety features.
The Chief Guest of the programme, Shri Deepak Kumar Nigam, Special Judicial Magistrate explained the need of car safety in today’s scenario and appreciated the initiative of organizing such important program in the interest of consumers.
Shri Saundaraya Prakash, Assistant General Manager, One-up Motors, and Mr. Sayed Ehtasham Manager, Maruti Driving school joined the programme as experts and explained the various technical features such as airbags , seat belts sensors etc. They also stressed upon choosing safety over features.
Ms.Rinki Sharma, Head Projects, Consumer VOICE, discussed the importance of safety features such as seat belts, and airbags and also appealed to consumers to give preference to them while making their decision of buying a car.
People from all walks of life such as consumers, consumer associations, lawyers, students, professionals, and media participated in the workshop. A short video film was also shown on the subject matter. Informative material and guide to buying a safer car were distributed in the workshop.
Programme focused on the proposed government regulations to make some of these features mandatory for new cars from 1st October 2017 and for all cars in the coming years.
The programme followed by question and answer session and the consumers present at the seminar asked their respective questions to the dignitaries.
The event has been covered in press and media.