Webinar on Road Safety Engineering and Challenges



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Webinar on Road Safety Engineering and Challenges

February 9, 2021 @ 12:30 pm 3:30 pm CET

For 32 years, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India has observed a ”Road Safety Week” the second week of January.  This year the Road Safety Observance, formally inaugurated on Monday, 18 January 2021 will be observed for one whole month, until 17 February 2021. The IRF India Chapter has planned a webinar series titled Road Safety Challenges in India & Preparation of an Action Plan intended towards widespread education of all stakeholders as well as the society at large.

The inaugural webinar will focus on the topic of ‘‘Road Safety Engineering and Challenges” and will take place on Tuesday 9 February 2021 at 12:30 CET.  The Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways and MSME Mr. Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the webinar and will deliver the address.  The programme will be as follow:

Road Safety Engineering & Challenges

12:30 – 12:40 pmIntroduction to the Webinar Series by Dr. S. Gangopadhyay
12:40 – 12:55 pmKeynote Address by Mr. K. K. Kapila
12:55 – 01:00 pmVideo Messages from International Dignitaries
01:00 – 01:25 pmInaugural Speech by Honourable Minister
01:25 – 01:30 pmVote of Thanks

Webinar Presentation by Experts

01:30 – 01:35 pmIntroduction of the Experts by the Moderator
01:35 – 02:05 pmTopic-1: Road Safety Scenario & Challenges in India
02:05 – 02:35 pmTopic-2: Planning & Design of Safe and Forgiving Roads
02:35 – 03:05 pmTopic-3: Road Safety Audit & Inspection – A Pro-Active Measure
03:05 – 03:30 pmQuestion & Answer with Participants and Closing Remarks