Udhampur,27 November 2018-CNS:-In order to strengthen the bond between the local populace and the Army, a Road Safety Awareness Campaign was organized by the Indian Army at Samote on 27 Nov 18. The event attracted a huge populace including drivers who regularly ply on these roads.
A total of 43 civilians were present during the programme. The campaign encompassed DOs and DONTs while driving. Local Police was also pitched in to provide an overview regarding the frequency of accidents in the area of responsibility. It was followed by screening of movie on “Road Traffic Accident” and advertisement to sensitise the locals about safe driving practices. The movie served its purpose of utilizing a popular medium for disseminating an important message.
The interaction evoked a positive response which is likely to percolate down to all residents. It was heartening to see enormous zeal, enthusiasm and interest among the people who requested for more such events in future. The event further strengthened the Army-Awam connect.