Implementation in Ranchi
Problem : People not taking the standard roundabout route as the roundabout is actually not shifted from the central location thus leading to the collision between two vehicles. It is complemented by the fact that the turn is at 90 degree and so vehicles can not see the other vehicle coming on its way.
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Indian Road Safety Campaign, Solve was given the responsibility by Delhi Traffic Police to train, aware and sensitize police personnel and their families across 15 colonies in Delhi on various topics related to road safety and road rage! The week ended with a performance on India Gate and hosting a drawing competition for more than 2,000 school students!
Implementation at Munshipulia Chouraha Indira Nagar, Lucknow
Problem : Road Signs and Markings, Lack of traffic equipments, Unregistered and makeshift encroachments on the shoulder and Obstruction caused by the illegal auto stands and UPSRTC buses.
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UN Road Safety Week
Indian Road Safety Campaign, Solve was the sole organization responsible for conduction of the 4th UN Global Road Safety Week organized by World Health Organization. A total of 51 events were organized across 21 locations and the week ended by conduction of a Run4Cause, Half Marathon, where thousands of people joined us from all across India to promote running! A total of 5,00,000+ people were sensitized across a week on various aspects of road safety.
Implementation in Samaypur Badli, Delhi
Problem : Vehicle driving in wrong lane as the u turn is very far from Samaypur Badli Metro Station DTC buses stop at Samaypur Badli Station rather than at alloted bus stand which is few meters away from Samaypur Badli Station. Thus creates a rush at the exit of metro station which is already filled up with lots of autos.
Delhi Police Week
Indian Road Safety Campaign, Solve was given the responsibility by Delhi Traffic Police to train, aware and sensitize police personnel and their families across 15 colonies in Delhi on various topics related to road safety and road rage! We got an opportunity to interact with more than 15,00,000+ people across these 15 colonies and communities were sensitized using range of methods, events, interactive discussions! The week ended with a performance on India Gate and hosting a drawing competition for more than 2,000 school students!
Implementation near Udhna Darwaja, Surat
Problem : Traffic congestion due to unplanned and unsupervised pathways under the Ring road flyover bridge at “Udhna darwaja”, Mixed traffic flow causes mishaps and heavy traffic jam at “Udhna teen rasta” and Condemned roads and unmaintained gutter in cites the accidents and road safety issues near Khatodara flyover
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Implementation in Ahmedabad
Problem : A lot of accidents are happening at the median as the speed of road users are high coming down from the overbridge vision is obstructed due to the plantations and their fencing and coming near the median the vehicles see the other vehicles coming from the other side but by the time it is too late for the user to stop the vehicle and avoid collision.
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Implementation at Sargam marg
Problem: Poor quality road surface added with congestion and water logging problems added to the woes for people travelling from sargam marg
Solution: Roads were resurfaced.
Implementation near Kharwar nagar junction
Problem: BRTS was introduced to ease the transportation for locals but eventually it proved to be more burdensome as it invited many traffic problems and keeping this in mind, we come up with few solutions to overcome these barriers.
Solution: Swinging gates were build up to cope up with this problem.
Implementation at Kharwar nagar junction
Problem: Traffic police at the kharwar nagar junction perform their duty only on one side (at Ambaji mandir). There are no traffic police on the other side at canal road.
Solution: Construction of traffic booth at the middle of the junction for efficient management of the flow of traffic
Road Safety High-Level Conference
Indian Road Safety Campaign in collaboration with The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways hosted the “Road Safety High-Level Conference” on 29th August in Gurugram, India. At the Conference, senior government authorities, private sector executives, academics, international organization representatives, road safety experts, and civil society leaders, discussed the best practices to improve road safety, leading to collaboration and implementation of targeted interventions in the city of Gurugram. The conference was a big success and also a key moment for IRSC as they got a partnership with the UNITAR.
Expressia - The creative competition
Indian road Safety Campaign in collaboration with Safe Kids and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways organized an event across different colleges in Mumbai where the participants got a chance to express themselves through their creative skills. Through Slogans, paintings and drawings, poems, blogs, essays and articles the participants had to express themselves on the given topics. The event successfully put an effort on why road safety is so important in the current time with awareness sessions. The shortlisted winners were awarded the cash prize to encourage them to keep up the good work in future.
Toyota Hackathon: Code for Safer India
Indian Road Safety Campaign and NSS IIT Delhi in association with Toyota India and IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd. (IETS) organized a two-day long event; Toyota Hackathon: Code for Safer India from 17th Dec to 18th Dec 2018. The event focused on developing implementable digital solutions of the major causes of road accidents which can bring a decent reduction in the frequency of road accidents happening all over India every single day. With students of premier schools of India as participants, this event focuses on launching implementable solutions of certain aspects of road safety issues. About 600 schools were reached out and approx 300 schools participated for the first phase which was an online test. 50 shortlisted participants got the chance to join the event in IIT Delhi making it a great success.
Traffic Infra Tech Expo
Indian Road Safety Campaign was the partner and supporting organization of Asia's largest Traffic Expo: Traffic Infra Tech Expo which was held in Mumbai in October 2018! Indian Road Safety Campaign in collaboration with Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India , NITI Aayog and Maharashtra Govt took various training sessions for the local police, organized competitions for thousands of students on road-safety awareness among different colleges across Mumbai. It was a three-day expo where IRSC conveyed the messages on everyone responsibility to be safe on the road.
Indian Road Safety Campaign, in collaboration with World Health Organisation- Country office for India organized a social media campaign - Unity4Safety to promote the necessity of the Motor vehicle Amendment Act 2017 in the current situation of India on different social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter to spread awareness among masses and make policymakers realize the need for road safety. We did few competitions under this campaign such as #MeriSadak, #ShareaSmile, Fastest Finger First and #SurakshitBharat to ignite the minds of people on the importance of road safety. With effective and informative posts on social media platforms, this campaign was quite successful as more and more youth, as well as policymakers, came forward in support of the bill along with different ministries across India.
Indian Road Safety Campaign collaborated with NITI Aayog for MoveHack'18 - a global mobility hackathon to crowdsource solutions aimed at the future of mobility in India with one of the important pillars being promoting Road Safety through technical innovations! MoveHack focused on 10 themes and was structured over three legs: online, followed by Singapore leg, and the finals in New Delhi. The top 10 winners were awarded with a total prize of more than Rs. 2 crores.
Half Marathon | JLN Stadium
Indian Road Safety Campaign in collaboration with Delhi Traffic Police and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India organized the Annual "Safe Road Half Marathon 2018" to stimulate the passion of safe road usage among the vibrant youth, the enthusiastic kids and the experienced elderly all at the same time, with the vision to ensemble them all together and make them realize the importance of road-safety. The marathon saw the participation of more than 3000 people.
International Conference on Safer Mobility
Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), DTP and TRIPP, IIT Delhi organised a conference on safer mobility titled 'A Road to Safer Mobility' today in IIT Delhi with a view to promote collaboration among multiple stakeholders working across the domain, to promote road-safety across India. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) through a video message emphasized on changes made by the government in the direction of road safety. He focussed on following traffic rules and appreciated the IRSC team for its initiatives. Other key speakers included V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi, Abhay Damle, the Joint Secretary of MoRTH and Amar Srivastava, Founder, IRSC.
Collaborative Research with MIT IIT Tech Camp
Indian Road Safety Campaign associated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and IIT Delhi for the MIT-IIT Tech Boot Camp which was held in India for students from all across the world for fostering social innovation to solve ground level problems. We visited the area of Chandni Chowk in our attempt to solve the problem of traffic congestion in one of the busiest locations of Old Delhi. The implementable solutions were designed to solve the issue.
About 300 students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and other locals ran on Sunday for an Indian Road Safety Campaign to make people aware of accidental deaths as India accounts for the highest number of road accident deaths in the world . The marathon was organised by IIT-D students in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Delhi Traffic Police as part of the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week. The purpose of the run was to promote the spirit of road safety among the people with the focus on speed. School students, college students, professional runners, IIT-D faculty and others also participated in the marathon.
Indian Road Safety Campaign lend a hand to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India in creating Road Safety Awareness Videos ft. Akshay Kumar. The ceremony was graced by Union Minister Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya, Member of Rajya Sabha and Mr. Akshay Kumar, Brand Ambassador of Road Safety Awareness Campaign. The ceremony aimed to highlight the high need for Road Safety Awareness in India, and more responsible for traveling on the roads. The videos were unveiled with the aim to reach out to the masses and convey the message of "सडक़ सुरक्षा, जीवन रक्षा".
Ford: Road to Cartesy
On National Road Safety Week'18, IRSC with the support of Ford India evaluated the Family Safety Habits across 4 cities. The objective of the study was to evaluate the current trends and traffic practices of the parents and community in general by using students as a touch point and use dominoes effect to make parents realize the importance of being safe on roads. The study was done in around 18 schools. Apart from drawing and quiz competition, one of the key engagements during the campaign was Parent Safety Report Card. With the Report Card, each student was asked to rate their parents based on their major safety habits like the use of seat belts, stopping before zebra crossing. Once rated, the students were encouraged to share the scores with their parents. The reports were evaluated and shocking results came. The activity aimed to highlight how good or bad driving behaviour as observed by children impacts their understanding of traffic rules and being courteous.
Indian Road Safety Campaign organised “Expressia - a precursor road awareness event & contest” in collaboration with Hindustan Times and Hero MotoCorp across different colleges in Delhi-NCR region such as Kamla Nehru College, Deen Dayal Upadhyay, Hindu, Keshav Mahavidyalaya and Symbiosis. The event included an awareness session where the importance of Road Safety, safety gears, safe braking, Road Signs & Road Markings was taught to the students along with 7 golden rules of road safety and tips on how to avoid accidents. Students took pledge to keep Indian Roads Safer for their loved ones and with an enthusiasm to bring a change they expressed their thoughts through poetry, story telling, slogans and poster making on road safety.
Apollo Tyres pioneered a new initiative Safe Scholars to provide safety training knowledge to students from class 3rd to 8th in collaboration with Indian Road Safety Campaign, IIT Delhi in the observance of 30th National Road Safety Week. The session focused on making students learn about the safety techniques they should follow while they travel from their home to the bus stop, in the school bus and during the journey. The children were extremely inquisitive & enthusiastic during the Q&A session. The students were encouraged to become a responsible citizen by abiding by the traffic rules.
1 Crore Hath Saath
This year, the Government of India called for a public awareness program to bring awareness among the people on road safety and reduce the accidents during the month of National Road Safety Week. Under this, for the purpose of reducing the deaths due to road accidents, a road safety human chain program was organized in which Indian Road Safety Campaign actively participated. In the program, our NGO partners, College chapters and schools conducted road safety sessions/quizzes/competitions and formed a human chain across different parts of the country to make people cognizant on the alarming issue of road safety.
Message to Masses
Indian Road Safety Campaign in collaboration with Hindustan Times and Hero MotoCorp organized "Message to Masses" to invoke the sense of responsibility and carefulness while driving among the commuters at different intersections across Delhi from 5th to 9th March 2019. Importance of Road Safety was conveyed via written messages with the help of Delhi Traffic Police and officials from Hero and Hindustan Times. As a citizen, it is the duty of everyone to respect and follow the traffic rules put forward by the Government for their own safety and welfare. How everyone can work their way toward reducing the number of lives lost on Indian roads and save thousands of lives as a result was the main part of this initiative.
Hackathon: Solve for Safer India
In order to curb the issues pertaining to road safety by using the intellect of young minds, Indian Road Safety Campaign in collaboration with Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, United Nations Institute of Training and Research, IIT-Guwahati and BOSCH India conducted a two days “Hackathon: Solve for Safer India” from 30th to 31st March 2019 which aimed at developing implementable solutions in form of a digital solution to promote road safety and reduce the frequency and impact of road crashes. To promote and practise road safety measures, a Panel Discussion was organised on 31st March. The views and insights by the panelists enlightened the young people to a great extent and they pledged to do their bit to make roads safer for all. The event proved to be another milestone in the mission of road safety. The Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Virendra Mittal, appreciated the students for taking up the societal challenge, investing their time and striving hard in developing a solution on the same. The event turned out to be an excellent opportunity for the students to merge technical skills with their social concern and delivering an exceptional project which will yield the desired solution for safer roads.