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Ministry Will Grant 2 Lakhs To NGOs Working For Road Safety: Nitin Gadkari

For the cause of road safety and to make Indian roads safer, Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari granted Rs 2 lakh to NGOs to take up activities and to make people aware about road safety.

IANS | January 13, 2017 8:07 AM | Road Safety Week

Ministry Will Grant 2 Lakhs To NGOs Working For Road Safety: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that his ministry would give a grant of Rs 2 lakh to NGOs to take up road safety activities.

Stating that participation of citizens is most essential for making roads safe, Mr Gadkari called upon people to help the local members of Parliament in identifying accident black spots in their constituencies and take steps to rectify them.

“Ministry would give a grant of up to Rs 2 lakh to NGOs to take up road safety activities,” said Mr Gadkari.

He was speaking at a meeting convened for the NGOs working in the sector of road safety. About 170 NGOs from all over the country participated.

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The meet was part of the ongoing activities to mark the 28th Road Safety Week being observed by the ministry from January 9-15, with the objective of spreading awareness about the issue.

1 Comment

  1. WOMEN & CHILD WELFARE SOCIETY

    Respected Sir,
    After 2008 your Ministry closed Road Safety Awareness Programme Grant-in-aid to NGOS WHY?

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