Home Minister Shri Umashankar Gupta has stressed the need of the police and public working jointly for ensuing better traffic system in the state. He also urged non-government organisations to cooperate with police in this connection. Home Minister Shri Gupta was addressing a two-day traffic training programme for school teachers at PTRI in Jahangirabad here today. The programme is being organised with the cooperation of Rotary Club. Director General of Police Shri S.K. Raut was also present on the occasion.Home Minister Shri Umashankar Gupta said that precious lives of citizens can be saved by ensuring safe traffic arrangements. Due to implementation of helmet rule, lives of 135 persons have been saved in Bhopal city. Talking about teachers’ role in traffic system, Shri Gupta said that if teachers learn traffic rules, their students will take inspiration from them and will become good citizens in future. He said that instructions have been given to organise an interaction between the police and people’s representatives in every police station every two months with a view to ensuring better traffic management.
DGP Shri S.K. Raut said that remarkable cooperation has been made by public in getting criminals arrested in a number of cases in the state. Rotary Club’s District Governor Shri Atul Gargav said that Rotary Club will put in active cooperation in maintaining traffic system at two crossings of Bhopal including Roshanpura and Bhopal Talkies. He informed that Rotary Club has started a counselling and computer centre at Indore. The function was also addressed by Additional Director General Shri Surendra Singh and IG Shri K.L. Meena.
Teachers of various schools of Bhopal are taking part in the traffic training programme. They will later train other teachers. The teachers will also give detailed information about traffic rules to students.