Budgam: Continuing the observance of National Road Safety Week, Assistant Regional Transport Office (ARTO), Budgam in collaboration with CMO Office on Thursday organized a daylong free eye screening/medical camp for drivers, here.
During the camp, hundreds of drivers were screened for eyesight check up and other health screening by concerned doctors.
On the occasion, the drivers also appeared in a driving trial test after their eye screening.
ARTO Budgam, Sheikh Manzoor Ahmad thanked all participants, departments for extending their support in organizing the event.
He said as many as 1.50 lac people die annually in our country due to Road Traffic Injuries and many more are permanently disabled. He said these are alarming figures and as such India stands committed to bring down fatalities and Road Traffic Injuries.
In this connection, National Road Safety Week is being observed every year wherein a number of activities are being carried out on the matter of Road Safety.