Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, January 24, 2023: Mangalayatan University Aligarh not only coveted for its high-quality education but also plays a significant role for the society. For any social cause or social awareness, the University always ready to serve society and people. On 23 January 2023, on 126th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, students of the National Service Scheme organized road safety campaign where they formed human chain and pledge to follow traffic rules.
Significantly, according to National Crime Records Bureau data, over 1.55 lakh lives were lost in road crashes across India in 2021 – an average of 426 daily or 18 every single hour – which is the highest death figures recorded in any calendar year so far. In this social awareness event, students and teaching faculty visited nearby villages and requested people to follow road safety norms while driving. In this social awareness programme, Program officers Dr. Poonam Rani, Dr. Soni Singh, Dr. Deepshikha Saxena and Luv Mittal, Mohit, Shashank, Pallavi, Pratigya, Shagun, Navneet, Palak, Rohit etc. were present at the event.