It was aimed at improving the road safety crisis in the country by inculcating safe road behavior in children and youth.
The event was conducted in association of Delhi Traffic Police and IL&FS Education and Technology Services Limited as part of the Toyota Safety Education Program.
The program was attended by over 250 school kids from Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
The safety awareness program was further supported by World Health Organization (WHO), National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), Delhi Traffic Police, hospitals and non-government organisations.
A series of events were held including Quiz rounds, skit competitions and demonstrations dedicated to the theme of road safety.
He said, " India loses about 3% GDP each year due to road mishaps. Beyond losing valuable lives, the social and economic impact caused by every road accident is sizeable to affect our country's productivity"
The Toyota Safety Education Program was conducted on the basis of the feedback received from various schools. It focused on sustainability and bringing attitudinal change among the school children. (ANI)