Meeting of 14th National Road Safety Council Gets Underway

    Meeting of 14th National Road Safety Council Gets Underway

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    Mr. Oscar Fernandes, the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways  inaugurated the 14th National Road Safety Council. In his inaugural speech, Mr.Fernandes said, it is time to shift from ad-hoc road safety activities to developing and implementing sustainable programmes which can be done by prioritizing road safety at the political level.

    The Minister asked the states to join hands with the government efforts to make roads safer by developing a sustainable road transport system across the country. Mr.Fernandes also stressed the need for Road safety Audit from the Detailed Project Report (DPR) preparation stage till the completion of road projects and for using new technologies to ensure timely and better maintenance of roads.

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