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In order to spread awareness among the common people to save their lives from road accident, authorties in Jammu and Kashmir are trying to spread awareness.

In this direction recently Mission Save Lives Road Safety Rally, initiated by the Lt. Governor of J&K, Manoj Sinha, organised an awareness program and Rally in collaboration with District Administration Samba led by Deputy Commissioner,  Abhishek Sharma.

An awareness program was organised in the Conference Hall mini secretariat in which around 200 students from different institutions participated.

At the outset of program, CEO Kashmir Road Safety Foundation, Nasir Ali Khan emphasized the urgency of implementing comprehensive road safety measures to curb accidents and promote a safer environment for all road users in J&K.

He presented data, case studies, and proposed initiatives aimed at fostering a culture of responsible road behavior.

A significant focus of the program was dedicated to the “Mission Save Lives J&K Tour 2024.” He pointed out that road accidents killed more people than deaths caused by Covid or by drug overdoses.

Thereafter, the DC Samba Abhishek Sharma flagged off the rally from Conference hall and appreciated the efforts of Kashmir Road Safety Foundation for creating awareness, educating communities, and also assisting in Implementation of road safety measures. He emphasized that w.e.f 1st January 2024, 71 accidents were reported in district Samba in which 13 persons died and 104 persons suffered from major and minor injuries.

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