RoadSafetyAward8084939644

RoadSafetyAward8084939644 - SCHEME OF NATIONAL AWARDS FOR...

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SCHEME OF NATIONAL AWARDS FOR THE BEST WORK DONE IN A YEAR IN THE CAUSE OF ROAD SAFETY Introduction Road Safety is emerging as a major social concern in the country. Deaths on road having gone up to 1,19,860 for the year 2008 and the total economic loss to society on account of road accidents is estimated at over Rs.55,000 crores per annum. 2. A number of steps have been/are being taken by the Ministry to spread road safety culture in the country. These include road safety training, education and driving instructions, motivation to improve driving behavior, traffic regulations, measures to deal with traffic offences and improvement of both active and passive vehicle safety. Road Safety Cell of the Ministry has also been working closely to strengthen institutions/organizations, both Government/ Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) contributing to promotion of Road Safety culture and awareness. The scheme for awarding individuals/organizations making outstanding contribution in the field aims at recognizing/encouraging efforts made by individual/organizations. 3. The scheme envisages separate awards to (i) individuals who have done the best work in the cause of road safety especially in propagating road safety measures and (ii) institutions/organizations that have done similar work in the areas of road safety for the year. Nature of Awards 4. The award for the individual shall consist of :- (i) A cash prize of Rs.50,000/- (ii) A Certificate (iii) A Trophy and runner-up will be awarded with cash prize of Rs. 15,000/- along with Certificate.
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5. The award for the institution/NGO shall consist :- (i) A cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- (ii) A Certificate (iii) A Trophy and runner-up will be awarded with cash prize of Rs. 30,000/- along with Certificate Procedure or Selection 6. Initial short listing will be made from amongst individual and institution in a State/Union Territory by each State/UT. The composition of this committee or any other mechanism will be decided by the State Government/Union Territory Administration. They may take into consideration the pattern of composition of the Central Selection Committee. 7. The State/UT will screen and recommend their nominees in terms of the guidelines/instructions issued in this regard from time to time. They shall send detailed recommendation in respect of their nominee clearly bringing out the work done by the nominee and the contribution made in tangible/measurable terms. 8. Final selection will be made by a Central Committee comprising the following persons:- (i) Secretary (RT & H) - Chairman (ii) Adviser (Transport), Planning Commission - Member or representative (iii) Executive Director, Association of State Road - Member Transport Undertakings, New Delhi (iv) Director, Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune - Member (v) Chief Engineer(R)(S&R) M/o R&TH - Member (vi) Adviser (TR), M/o Road Transport & Highways
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ECON 1129863 taught by Professor Stewart during the Spring '11 term at ENSEA.

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