AHMEDABAD: Gujarat state road transport department felicitated individuals, NGOs and schools for their innovative efforts for road safety on July 31 at Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad-based road safety trainer Amit Khatri won the first prize in individual category whereas two other winners were Vadodara-based Satyen Kulabkar and Bhavnagar-based Ajaysinh Jadeja. “Amit Khatri demonstrated out-of-the-box thinking and employed garba, jingles, slogans, etc. to reach out to different strata of the society with the message and also trained drivers for defensive driving. While Kulabkar got a course on road safety introduced in a university curriculum, Jadeja got the reflective tape applied to a large number of cattle and bullock carts to reduce animal-vehicle collision,” said an official.
EMRI 108 received the first prize in NGOs for saving lives whereas two other recipients included Netradip Trust, Palanpur and Roger Motors Foundation.
Date: November 12, 2019