Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

Chandigarh-Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Mann led authorities has determined to implement a brand new scheme of giving a reward of Rs.5000 to these Good Samaritans who assist in saving the lives of victims of street accidents.

Transport Minister S. Laljit Singh Bhullar and Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. Balbir Singh took this choice throughout Punjab State Road Safety Council assembly, held right here at Punjab Bhawan. Under this scheme, the person, who saved the lifetime of a street accident sufferer, shall be given a “Good Samaritan certificate” by the medical doctors or police, which can allow him to say the quantity although the Deputy Commissioner workplace.

Punjab State Road Safety Council Chairman S. Laljit Singh Bhullar stated that this scheme will encourage individuals to actively assist street accident victims. The fundamental intention of the scheme is to encourage most of the people by means of money awards and certificates to be able to assist street accident victims in emergency conditions and to spice up their morale and to avoid wasting lives of street accident victims, he added.

During the assembly, the “Traffic Management Plan” price Rs.2.56 crores was permitted for Amritsar, the second largest vacationer attraction within the nation. With this quantity, procurement of ambulances and restoration vans and different associated amenities could be finished apart from the establishing of “Road Safety and Accident Response Units”. Cabinet ministers highlighted that with the implementation of this undertaking, the site visitors congestion drawback in Amritsar metropolis shall be alleviated and town will grow to be extra lovely on a worldwide map.

S. Laljit Singh Bhullar knowledgeable that Rs.4 crore has been allotted to the Deputy Commissioners of the state underneath the primary section for the “District Road Safety Committees.” He stated that bigger districts will get Rs.20 lakh every, whereas the smaller districts will get Rs.15 lakh every for implementing street security and site visitors administration measures. This quantity shall be utilized by the Deputy Commissioners for endeavor varied street security and site visitors administration measures and likewise for consciousness campaigns.

Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. Balbir Singh knowledgeable that 5 trauma care facilities within the state shall be geared up with new machines to offer immediate medical care to the street accident victims because the hole evaluation of the tools has already been finished. He talked about that three out of ten lives might be saved with devoted establishments and trendy emergency amenities, therefore the 5 trauma care facilities at Khanna, Jalandhar, Pathankot, Ferozepur and Fazilka could be strengthened. He stated that recruitment course of for devoted employees in these facilities is underneath course of.

Both the ministers instructed the officers of the transport division to make sure First Aid Kit in authorities autos, apart from first help coaching to the federal government drivers for offering well timed help to the individuals in want throughout emergency conditions. They additionally requested to maintain a devoted lane at toll plazas for ambulance passage throughout site visitors congestion.

Cabinet Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar additional revealed that 500 e-challaning machines have been supplied to the Traffic Police for dashing up the method of issuing challans and 2500 extra such machines shall be given quickly. He knowledgeable that challaning by means of CCTV cameras in Mohali will start from this December.

He stated that every one the black spots recognized in the course of the yr 2019-22,
have been eliminated, whereas the work of rectification of recent 277 black spots is happening a battle footing.

Prominent amongst those that had been current within the assembly included Secretary Transport S. Dilraj Singh Sandhawalia, Director General Lead Agency Mr. R. Venkat Ratnam, ADGP (Traffic) Mr. A.S. Rai, Secretary Expenditure Mr. Mohammad Tayyab, Punjab Health Systems Corporation MD Mr. Pardeep Aggarwal, State Health Agency CEO Ms. Babita and officers of NHAI, PWD, Health and Family Welfare and Punjab Mandi Board.

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