Institute Social Responsibility Cell, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA in association with Indian Road Safety Campaign organised a Road Safety Workshop Ctrl + S Life! on February 11, 2019, to create awareness, involve and educate youth about Road Safety.
This workshop served as the optimized model designed by different road safety expert and IRSC. In this, IRSC team with the help of MoRTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) and Delhi Traffic Police taught the students the basic road safety rules and awarding them about safety measures by special activities.
About Indian Road Safety Campaign, Solve
Indian Road Safety Campaign, is the road safety initiative of Solve, a trust started by the students and alumni of IIT Delhi to solve the problems plaguing the society on the ground level. IRSC (Solve) is the largest youth led organisation working towards the mission of making Indian Roads Safer, focusing on reducing the number of deaths caused by road accidents across India by half till 2020. We are currently active in 50+ cities with over 1700+ volunteers and have impacted more than 1 crore people in across 10 states in India.
The Indian Road Safety Campaign, Solve was started when few students of IIT Delhi lost their precious life in a road accident just after being placed in well reputed firms. We started as a project under National Service Scheme, IIT Delhi. Currently, have grown to be a youth led national level organization with the collaborative and supportive effort of MoRTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways), Delhi Traffic Police, College Chapters under IRSC, Intern Teams and various schools. The active involvement of governmental bodies and international bodies like United Nations indicate that we have been successfully recognised by the government for our work towards road safety and have so far received optimum support towards proper management for all our work. There are various methodologies inclusive of awareness sessions, policy and technical internships, workshops, competitions and marathons through which we have been able to sensitize and impact 25,00,000+ people directly, igniting in them a sense of need and responsibility to start working on the much ignored issue of road safety.
Event was joined by the Sub- Inspector Pushpal Kaur and Sub Inspector Rajbir Singh, Delhi Traffic Police who shall sensitize the future drivers about various aspects of road safety in a fun and colourful manner using specifically group based designed programs and trainings.
The event also witnessed the presence of Mr. Imran Sharif, Assistant General Manager (Brand Head), Hindustan Times, Mr Rajat Kumar from Consocia advisory and Miss. Saloni Bakshi from Indian Road Safety Campaign who under the guidance of the Supreme Court Committee on road safety shall simplify the law so as to make it accessible to all, engaging with lawyers across India to improve current laws.
The event was conducted on February 11, 2019 from 10:40 am – 01:50 pm in Seminar Hall, Third Floor, Academic Block, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA.