July 26, 2018 07:28 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Haryana Director General of Police, Mr B.S. Sandhu said that every district would soon get 100 traffic home guards exclusively for management of traffic in the state. This will further help in improving road and traffic safety in the state.

Mr Sandhu was speaking after releasing a book on road safety entitled ‘Yatayaat Prahari’ compiled by Haryana Traffic Police at Police Headquarters in Panchkula today. He said that State government had permitted to engage about 2100 home guards for ensuring efficient traffic management in the state. All these would join their duties before Independence Day. This move will boost the traffic cop’s strength across the state.

Describing Road Safety as the backbone of an efficient and safe traffic management system, Mr Sandhu said that Haryana Police continuously trying to improve the traffic situation by reducing the incidents of road accidents in the state. The government had recently sanctioned Rs nine crore under the Road Safety Fund for procurement of ultra-modern equipments and vehicles for traffic police. Road safety would be improved further in the days to come.

He also congratulated the Traffic Police working under the guidance of DIG Traffic, Mr Rakesh Kumar Arya for having taken this initiative and added that this step would definitely help in reducing traffic violations and spreading road safety awareness among people. Speaking on this occasion, DIG Traffic, Mr Rakesh Kumar Arya informed that this is the maiden issue of the book and it would be published on quarterly basis. Coming issues of the book would cover the areas of Traffic Education, Road Engineering and Health Services.

Traffic Police has always been committed to the safety of people and addressing the menace of road accidents has been a priority. Yatayaat Prahari would be widely circulated in educational institutions, libraries, industrial establishments as well as public and private offices in the state, he added. DGP Headquarters, Mr K.K. Mishra, ADGP Crime Mr P.K. Agrawal, ADGP (Admn.) Mr Sudhir Chowdhary, ADGP (Law and Order) Mohd. Akil, ADGP Operations, Mr A.S. Chawla, IG Telecom Mr Paramjit Ahlawat, IGP Security, Mr Hanif Qureshi, IGP Hisar Range, Mr Sanjay Kumar,IGP Modernization, Mr Saurabh Singh and officers of Haryana Traffic Police were also present on this occasion.

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