Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways alongwith National Safety Council of India (NSC) observed the 31st National Road Safety Week from 11th January to 17th January 2020 for generating awareness about safe road usage. The theme of this year was “Bringing Change Through Youth”
National Safety Council of India (NSC):
- National Safety Council (NSC) was set up by the Ministry of Labour, Government of India (GOI) in 1966 to generate, develop and sustain a voluntary movement on Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) at the national level.
- It is an apex nonprofit making, autonomous body, registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950.
- It is managed by a tripartite 51-member Board of Governors headed by the Chairman, nominated by the Government of India.
- HQ: Mumbai.
Source : PIB