Friday, May 29, 2009

Department of Road traffic is funding to NGO for Various activities

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Any voluntary organisation registered under the Registration of Societies Act, 1860 or under Societies Registration Act of concerned State or UT /autonomous body/educational institution engaged in research activity or field programmes relating to Road Safety for a period of at least two years, can apply for grant-in-aid for undertaking road safety activities.

Schemes/programmes eligible for assistance :- An illustrative list of activities is as under:-

i) Raising road safety consciousness among the road users;

ii) Publicity Campaigns on road safety;

iii) Providing training to drivers and medical aid to the victims of road accidents;

iv) Organising training programmes for special target groups like drivers of heavy vehicles/goods vehicles, etc;

v) Research and Development of traffic control methods, design of vehicles and roads, etc;

vi) Sponsoring / financing of publication of popular literature on road safety;

vii) Organising quiz competition, Essay competition, painting competition, for school/college students

viii) Cultural activities promoting road safety such as puppet shows, plays etc.

ix) Organsising seminars in subjects like Don’t over-speed, Don’t drink & Drive , follow lane discipline, be alert on road.

(This list is illustrative and an individual organisation is free to submit suitable proposals keeping in view the essential objective of improving Road Safety in India).

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