Govt notifies constitution of National Road Safety Board (NRSB)

Share with Your Friends

Recently, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification for the formation of the National Road Safety Board (NRSB).

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act (MVA), 2019, made a provision for the establishment of the NRSB.

Functions to be done by National Road Safety Board (NRSB):

  • To monitor the issues related to road safety. Also, formulate an effective strategy for the implementation of the Road Safety Policy, 2010 (based on the report of the Sundar Committee).
  • According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, in the year 2020, 12 lakh cases of negligence deaths due to road accidents were registered in India.
  • Developing specific standards for road safety, traffic management and road construction for hilly areas. Promotion of good samaritans, innovative vehicle technologies etc.
  • To prepare guidelines for capacity building and skill development for traffic police, hospital and highway authorities etc.
  • To conduct research to improve the accident investigation process.

Composition: The Board shall consist of a Chairman and a minimum of three and a maximum of seven members. They will be appointed by the central government.

Initiatives taken to promote road safety in India:

  • The MVA has been enacted for better vehicle safety standards, and the penalties for violations have been increased.
  • India has signed the Brasilia Declaration, and has also pledged to reduce the number of deaths in road accidents.
  • The ‘4E strategy’ has been initiated by MoRTH, namely Education, Engineering (Roads/Vehicles), Enforcement and Emergency care.
  • Recently, a scheme has been launched to give rewards to the Good Samaritans who help the victims of serious accidents.

Source – PIB

Download Our App

MORE CURRENT AFFAIRS

Click to Join Our Current Affairs WhatsApp Group

Join Our Whatsapp Group For Daily, Weekly, Monthly Current Affairs Compilation & Daily Mains Answer Writing Test & Current Affairs MCQ

In Our Current Affairs WhatsApp Group you will get daily Mains Answer Writing Question PDF and Word File, Daily Current Affairs PDF and So Much More in Free So Join Now

Register For Latest Notification

Register Yourself For Latest Current Affairs

December 2022
M T W T F S S
« Nov    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Mains Answer Writing Practice

Recent Current Affairs (English)

Current Affairs (हिन्दी)

Subscribe Our Youtube Channel

Register now

Get Free Counselling Session with mentor

Download App

Get Youth Pathshala App For Free

Open chat
1
Youth Destination IAS . PCS
To get access
- NCERT Classes
- Current Affairs Magazine
- IAS Booklet
- Complete syllabus analysis
- Demo classes
https://online.youthdestination.in/