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Centre to constitute National Road Safety Board

Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways notified to set up a “National Road Safety Board” recently. Key Facts The National Safety Board will be responsible for promotion of road safety, innovation and adoption of new technology. It will also regulate traffic and motor vehicles. Notification also specifies provisions for the composition, eligibility for Chairman ..

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UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) 2021

In 2021, the United Nations is celebrating its sixth United Nations Global Road Safety Week between 17th May, 2021 and 23rd May, 2021. This year, in 2021, the Global Road Safety Week is celebrated under the following theme: Theme: Streets for Life The tagline of the theme if #Love30. About the Week It is a ..

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DRDO develops Fire Detection and Suppression System

The DRDO has developed fire detection and suppression system for passenger buses. The technology can detect fire in buses in less than 30 seconds. Also, it can extinguish the fire in 60 Seconds. Highlights The technology was developed by the Delhi based Centre for fire explosive and environment safety of DRDO. The fire detection and ..

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NHAI to collaborate with premier Technical Institutes

The National Highways Authority of India has approached NITs, IITs and other reputed Engineering colleges to stretch National Highways. The institutes have been approached under their Institutional Social Responsibility. Highlights The main of the collaboration is to leverage the knowledge of students and faculty towards improvement of road infrastructure. Benefits When an institute adopts a ..

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National Highway Authority of India to rank roads in the country

The National Highway Authority of India is to rank roads based on their quality. The ranking is to done to improve quality and also provide higher service to the highway commuters. Highlights The ranking and assessment exercises are to be conducted under the supervision of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The exercise is to ..

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