Event Coverage

Attitude about road safety rules needs to change, says Chennai Police Commissioner Shankar Jiwal

Wed, 23/11/2022 - 15:56

An event to mark the World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims was conducted yesterday by CAG, the Greater Chennai Traffic Police, and the Dr. Ambedkar Law University. The event was aimed at prioritising human life over speed and convenience and was dedicated to eliminating fatalities from road crashes. The theme this year was justice, which discusses the need to highlight the various socio-economic fallouts of road crashes.

Tamil Nadu developing its own greenhouse gas inventory: Supriya Sahu

Fri, 18/11/2022 - 10:15

The TN Sustainable Energy Transformation Dialogues organised by CAG, WRI and Auroville Consulting brought together policy makers, technical resource persons and civil society organisations to reflect on Tamil Nadu's role in India’s just announced low emissions pathways in Egypt (COP 27), the state’s ambitious RE targets and clean energy measures.

சேலத்தில் சாலை பாதுகாப்பு குறித்து விழிப்புணர்வு கருத்தரங்கு

Tue, 27/09/2022 - 14:50

CAG in collaboration with  Consumer Rights Movement, Salem conducted a regional media workshop in Salem on 25.09.2022. Witnessing the participation of over 30 media personnel, the workshop discussed the need to implement MVAA 2019, strengthen road safety enforcement, and the role of media in road crash investigations.

திருவாரூர் மாவட்டத்தில் சாலை விதிகளை பொதுமக்கள் அவசியம் கடைபிடிக்க வேண்டும், நுகர்வோர் அமைப்பு கோரிக்கை

Thu, 21/07/2022 - 15:10

CAG in collaboration with TNCPERC, Thiruvarur conducted a workshop on "Strengthening Road Safety Decision Making" for members of the District Road Safety Committee on the 18th of July, 2022. Several eminent speakers shared their inputs on how translating MVAA 2019 provisions to on-ground action will help create safer roads. Sessions on leveraging the use of technology in road safety monitoring and enforcement; the need for a speed management policy at the state level and the global "safe systems" approach to road safety were well received by the DRSC members.

Request to Protect Pedestrians | பாதசாரிகளை பாதுகாக்க நடவடிக்கை எடுக்க வேண்டும் - சமூக ஆர்வலர்கள்

Mon, 14/03/2022 - 17:28

Ms. Santha Sheela Nair IAS (retd) who gave the keynote address at the National Pedestrian Conference spoke about how pedestrians are discriminated against on Indian roads. Much of this goes to explain why we are seeing such high fatality levels amongst pedestrians.