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Haryana govt sets up state road safety council

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The has set up a state council under the chairmanship of and district committees led by the deputy commissioners concerned to initiate steps in raising awareness.

A notification to this effect was issued today, a of the transport department said.

He said the council would include administrative secretaries of home, school education, public works (buildings and roads), transport and health departments as members.

The of Police, chief engineer of public works (buildings and roads), of urban development authority and state agricultural marketing board and three non-experts or agencies related to road safety, nominated by the would be the other members of the council.

The would be the member of the council, he said.

The said the members of a district road safety committee would include of Police, engineer of public works department, chief medical officer, of Haryana Roadways, all Sub Divisional Officers (Civil) in the district.

He said the council would hold its meetings at least twice a year and take effective steps to build awareness about road safety, traffic laws and initiate steps to reduce road accidents.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 18:25 IST