Agartala: Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated the Road Safety Week in presence of transportation minister Pranajit Singha Roy at Agartala Swami Vivekananda Maidan on Monday.
Addressing the event, Deb said, “The state traffic department has taken several initiatives to control accidents across Tripura. It is high time that people themselves start following the rules set for them so that any incident can be avoided.”
The traffic department has initiated to set up helmet banks across the city which will help us control the damage made by accident in state, added Deb
The government has formed district-level committees to submit reports on road accidents and reason behind them at the earliest. Several new highways are also coming up to decrease the load on the only NH in state, the state CM further added.