As per Ministry of Road Transport and Highways 28th Road Safety Week from January 9 to 23 with slogan “Accident is painful, Safety is gainful” was celebrated with the great joy and enthusiasm at Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy And Research Institute, Karjat by organizing variety of programmes related to road safety to create awareness in association with Konkan Gyanpeeth, RTO Panvel, Police Station Karjat Road safety rally was inaugurated by Mr Narkool DYSP on 12th January from 11 am to 2 pm. Rally started from Abhinav Dyan Mandir Karjat. Mr. Rajesh Lad Ex President Karjat Municipal Corporation, Mr.Uday Ingle RTO inspector Panvel and Dr. M.K.Kale, Principal K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat, L.K.Khatke Tahsildar Karjat , Karjat police station incharge Ajamuddin Mulla PSI, Mayor Rajanitai Gaikawad, Haribhau Jejurkar, Vinay More were guests for this programme. Road safety informative leaflet were distributed throughout rally. Various promotional activities like, usage of posters, banners, things to highlight the cause. Slogans, PathNatya were arranged to reduce instances of over speeding, drink driving, helmet-less driving, use of mobiles, and seat belts not being used.
Mr Narkool DYSP in inaugural speech elaborated on measures to reduce and prevent accident. He encourage all to follow traffic rules and methods and necessities of the road safety means they must understand the use of helmets or seat belts while driving on the road or anywhere. Dr Kale urged students to make a habit of road safety measures and follow them individually.
After the Rally a Seminar was organized at Konkan Gyanpeeth. Z A Dabhiya, Pradeepchandra Shringarpure, Dr Ravindra Deshmukh, Dr Narkhede were present. Vinay More with LCD and audio video recordings briefed all about measures of road safety. Our roads are dangerous, where hundreds of deaths and serious injuries take place every week. But by changing our driving behaviour, we can help to make our villages, towns and cities safer places to be. Every action that we take, as a driver or as a passenger, can change the outcome of a journey and the future of a family. To implement the new preventative measures which are proved to lessen the risk of road accidents, death or injury. To aware the people about the speed limit of the vehicles to prevent road accidents. To maintain the speed and required distance from other vehicles. To aware people that do not drink, do not drive when tired and do not use phones or radios while driving. Jagtap. Nilophar Rupali Yevale, Priyanka Kalamkar with DLLE team All students, teaching and non teaching staff were present for this programme.