State-wide Road Safety Week to avert road accidents by creating awareness among more people will start from today. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a meeting in this regard with the Director General of Police and Commissioner of Kolkata Police on Saturday.
It may be mentioned that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had launched a state-wide awareness campaign “Safe Drive, Save Life” in August 2016 and it helped in reducing the number of accidents in the state.
The Road Safety Week will be organised in each and every block. It will also be organised in areas under all the police stations. People from all walks of life will be taking part in the awareness programme. There will be rallies and road shows to create awareness among people. Leaflets will be distributed. Posters and banners will also be put up.