Jamshedpur: Members of Safety Awareness for Everyone (SAFE), a city based outfit on traffic awareness and road safety, and National Service Scheme (NSS) joined Parivartan, a campaign started by the administration to create greater traffic awareness, on Saturday. A large number of SAFE and NSS volunteers were present during the campaign.
The twin outfits sent their volunteers to the general office gate of Tata Steel to assist traffic police jawans on the third day of the campaign.
The volunteers performed traffic duty and appealed to motorists to follow traffic norms without fail and cooperate with the administration in its efforts to make city roads safer for traffic.
Many dignitaries were present on the occasion. They included Ruchi Narendran, chairperson of SAFE, SP (city) Kartkhik S, DSP traffic Rakesh Mohan Sinha, former DSP traffic Shyam Sunder, chief corporate safety Chandra Sharan and convenor SAFE Kiran Sukla. The coordinator of NSS at Graduate School College for Women Asha Sunder was also present during the programme.
SP (city) appreciated the initiative and promised to take it forward at the various parts of the city. Ruchi Narendran and other campaigners interacted with many motorists and appealed to them to follow road rules strictly and wear helmets for sure.
The campaign was inaugurated at Crime Control Room (CCR), Sakchi, on 11th September last with the lighting of torch by the people.
The torch was handed over to the district administration officials at Loyola Ground.
A number of programmes have been planned under the campaign which will conclude on 19th September with an oath taking ceremony by the people of the city.
District police has joined hands with Tata Steel, Jusco, Jamshedpur Diocese, Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry and various social, cultural and trade organizations in a bid to make the awareness campaign a grand success.