Target of June’ 2011 is now becoming a reality as more and more companies are now joining hands with I Love My City campaign to get 100,000 bicycles rear mudguard painted and pasted with reflective sticker
On 15th January 2011 I Love My City has conducted their 4rd road safety event at Bansal Brothers and 4 adjoining factories, Plot No 35, Sector-4 Faridabad
Owner Mr.Satish Bansal spearheaded the event and the concept of My Employee – I Care “Road Safety” is well accepted by him. It was his initiative to conduct the event at their plant to bring road safety awareness to their work force; he also took initiative to go to his neighborhood factories to join for the event
Details of the event were:
Approximately 85 workmen, supervisors and managers attended the event. Event kick started with Mr. Bansal giving outline of the event and introducing I Love My City to them and explaining about their work on road safety in the city.
Mr. Bansal told to the gathering, how important they are to the organization and their well being. Working safely inside the factory as well as travelling safely on the road while coming to the factory or while going back home. Road safety is very critical.
Mr. PP Singh Founder I Love My City explained to the work force that the most vulnerable road users are either pedestrian or cyclists and every second person killed or injured on the road is one of them. He also explained that by taking simple safety awareness actions for motor cycle or scooters like wearing ISI quality helmets buckle up the helmet while riding the vehicle can protect from serious injuries. For cyclists to respect the road rules, how to take right turn on the road, putting proper reflectors at rear mudguard. This basic awareness can save lives. Also he requested to share this meeting with their family and friends to further spread the awareness.
Mr. Gupta of the adjoining factory, told the workforce to be careful on the road, do not travel in groups as it take more road space
The members of I Love My City, Ashok Ratra, and Manoj Kumar Vinod shared their life threatening incidents and survived as they were wearing helmets at the time of accident.
Road Safety oath was taken by I Love My City Members Mrs. Harmeet Arora and Ashok Ratra and complete work force of Bansal Brothers and adjoining factories.
Event was concluded by putting reflective stickers to the bicycles.
Attached photos of the event.
Thanks and Regards
Founder I Love My City