‘Self Security is Life Security’ taking this message Government Polytechnic launched a unique imitative of road safety awareness among the masses, with the tag line Live and Let Live.
India rank first in the world s far as road accidents are considered. Maharashtra is also second in the country as far as road accidents are considered. With self-discipline and through public awareness and education, road accidents can be brought down, and Nagpur can become an accident-free city, said Dr Manoj Daigavane, Principle Government Polytechnic Nagpur and incharge Joint Director Technical Education, Nagpur.
Dr N B Raut, HOD of Civil Engineering said that with the vaccination drive the message of ‘Arogva Bhav’ i.e. be healthy is propagated, now it is also important to preach the message of ‘Suraksha Bhav’ i.e. by safe by teaching and following the road safety rules.
Kaustab Patil, Inspector RTO Nagpur also shed light on the importance of road safety and rules to be followed. He also released a pomp late on road safety.
The unique program was conceptualized by Dr Rajeshwari Wankhede, Organiser and Co-ordinator of Live and Let Live, and Prof of Civil Engineering Department administered the oath of accident-free Nagpur to all officers and employees. Mission ‘Retro-reflective’ for cycles and motorcycles was also launched to make it more visible during night.
Stickers that will shine at night was fixed on two-wheelers on the occasion. Principle of the institute also formed the ‘Road Safety Club’.
Prominently present on the occasion were Prof Deepak Kulkarni, Prof Y K Chandarana, Dr Anjali Mahajan, Dr V H Mankar, and other professors and staff. Ali, Gabhane, Raut, Bhoyar, Rajwade, and others worked hard for the success of the event.