PASIGHAT, Jan 24: MLA Kaling Moyong Tuesday flagged off a mass traffic safety cum anti-drug awareness campaign organised by the All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF), here.
DC Tayi Taggu, who is also the chairman of district road safety committee and SP Sumit Kumar Jha were among others present on the occasion.
Addressing the gathering, Moyong said state’s roads particularly, the highways are witnessing increasing number of vehicles every year and for that road safety education is of utmost importance.
“Abiding by road safety rules will prevent avoidable tragic accidents and make our roads safer,” the MLA said and urged everyone to spread the message and follow road safety rules for life safety.
He also lauded AAPPTF for undertaking such awareness campaigns in various districts.
Responding to two point memorandum submitted by AAPPTF for parking space in two locations in Pasighat, Moyong assured his cooperation and support .
The MLA also advised the students and young generation to keep away from drugs and other intoxicants and instead pursue positive recreation activities like sports and other creative activities.
He informed about many ongoing Smart City projects in Pasighat, with the aim to improve the quality of lives and upgrading public recreation amenities for the citizens and youth.
Earlier, DC Tayi Taggu, after administering the road safety pledge, spoke on the need for road safety education to all stakeholders.
Negligent and rash driving is the cause of so many preventable fatal accidents; the DC said and highlighted the ill effects of drugs.
The SP in his address urged all to join the fight against drug abuse to save the future generations. He also spoke on the importance of responsible driving by drivers and other road users and traffic discipline. (DIPRO)