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Posts published in “Day: August 7, 2018”

Diageo India collaborates with Meghalaya Traffic Police for ‘Road to Safety’

Shillong, Aug 6: Diageo India, today announced the launch of its Road Safety capacity building program for the Meghalaya Police together with the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE). The programme was inaugurated in the august presence of Ms. Kala Ramachandran, Director NEPA, IPS, Inspector General of Policeand Dr. Rohit Baluja, President, Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE). With over 1,45,000 fatalities a year, India accounts for 12.5% of global road accidents, with 1 road accident occurring every four minutes. In 2015 alone, 72% victims in road mishaps were in the age group of 15-44 years and it is estimated…