GIS-based iRAD launched in Punjab
From our correspondent Shri Tarminder Singh
Chandigarh, April 01, 2022:
The Hon’ble Punjab Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar, launched the Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) project in the state on April 01, 2022, thus leveraging cuttingedge technology , equipped with GIS maps, to reduce road accidents to the minimum level in Punjab.
The Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) Project is an initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India, and is funded by the World Bank, with the aim to improve road safety in the Country. The main objective of the project is the development of an Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD), incorporating accident data from all parts of the Country. The project would generate various types of insights by analyzing the collected road accident data across the Country through the application of data analytics technique. The proposed system would represent the analytics output through a Monitoring, Reporting & Analytics Dashboard for easy understanding, forecasting and Decision Making.
Hon’ble Punjab Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar, launches the Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) project in the state
In the brief function held at the Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh, the Hon’ble Transport Minister lauded the joint efforts made by all the stakeholder departments to enable rollout of this project within a very short
Principal Secretary, Transport, Shri K Siva Prasad, Director General, Lead Agency, Shri R Venkat Ratnam, ADGP (Traffic), Shri AS Rai, State Transport Commissioner, Shri Vimal Setia, Technical Director and Sate Project Coordinator, Transport, NIC Punjab, Shri Tarminder Singh, State Roll-Out Manager,District Roll-Out Manager, SAS Nagar Mohali and other state officers were present on this occasion.