Staff Reporter

Road safety programmes being conducted for schoolchildren

One can send slogans, cartoons, posters, essays, stories and poems Industrial workers also being trained in safe working methodsTraining for drivers transporting hazardous goods by road

VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakha Safety Council Training and Development Trust will conduct competitions for the people of Visakhapatnam and neighbouring districts to promote safety culture among the public.

Announcing this at a media conference here on Saturday, VSCTDT managing trustee G.V. Satyanarayana Raju said that the participants could send safety slogans, cartoons, posters, suggestions, essay competitions, short stories and poems on road, home and industrial safety.

He said that the trust was extending scholarships and donating textbooks and uniforms to poor students.

Children of PAPA Home, Swami Ayyappa School in Natayyapalem, Varija, Thotti Konda and N.R. Public School were given notebooks with safety slogans and stainless steel utensils were given to municipal schools for the midday meal scheme. Road safety programmes were being conducted for schoolchildren and video films were being screened for women.

Last date for entries

Entries should be sent to VSCTDT, Sree Priya Complex, Railway New Colony, on or before February 28. Details can be had on 2503214.