Road Safety Weekanuj
One of the best engineering college in Pune under the Zeal Education Society organized the Road Safety Week at its Narhe campus. This year the road safety week was observed between January 13 to 15, where the theme was “Road Safety – Time for Action”.
The week started with “Run for Safety” rally from Sarasbaug to Shaniwarwada where more than 300 students participated and took the oath to adhere to traffic rules.
“Problem of traffic is the most critical issue in Pune which is aiming for Smart City”, the organizers said. The students supported the traffic police at 50 major traffic junctions in the city.
To address the problem of scarcity of blood in various hospitals and blood banks, a mega blood donation rally was organized in association with Akshay blood bank. A total of 1057 blood bottles were collected. The Zeal Education Society also distributed free helmets to students to ensure their safety.
A quiz on road safety rules was also organized. All the activities were supported by deputy commissioner of police (traffic) Sarang Awad, regional transport officer Jeetendra Patil, social activist Pradeep Niphadkar, and senior officials of the Pune Municipal Corporation.
All the staff members and students from E&TC department took participation in the program.