Rajnath, Gadkari inaugurate SIAM virtual road safety educative gallery

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) marked the beginning of National Road Safety month with the inauguration of a virtual road safety educative gallery.

Defence Minister Mr Rajnath Singh and Minister of Road Transport & Highways Mr Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the virtual gallery.

The inaugural event was also graced by Dr VK Singh, MP; Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, senior leaders from the ministry and other eminent dignitaries.

The safety gallery is based on guidelines of the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, which is divided under five sectors capturing different aspects of road safety.

It showcases the projects and awareness drives led by SIAM members, industry stakeholders and multiple other national and international organisations.

Mr. Rajesh Menon, Director General, SIAM said, “SIAM’s unique virtual road safety education gallery focuses on distance learning and artificial intelligence to spread the message of road safety. It will help the viewer to explore and understand the amount of road safety work being done by national and international organisations and also implement the learning from these projects for improvement in their respective states.”