Apni Raahein, Apni Azaadi is a radio series on road safety, with a special focus on Gurgaon. The radio series, inaugurated on August 15, 2021, is a partnership between Gurgaon Ki Awaaz Samudayik Radio, Gurugram District Administration and Raahgiri Foundation, with support from Jubilant Food Pvt. Ltd.
In episode 1 of the series, broadcast first on August 15, 2021, we have a conversation with the Deputy Commissioner and Chairman of the Gurugram District Road Safety Committee Dr Yash Garg, and Amit Bhatt, Executive Director - Urban Mobility - World Resources Institute, where they unpack the magnitude of the issues of road safety (one person dies on India’s roads every 4 minutes), the key factors causing road accidents and deaths, and the possible solutions to making roads safer, especially for pedestrians and cyclists.
In Episode 2 we focus on the safety of women on streets. We speak to architect and urban planner Sonali Vyas, Program Head Safetipin to unpack the key issues that make streets unsafe for women, and what citizens and the government can do to make the streets safer for women, and therefore, for everyone.
This document was last updated on September 9, 2021
It was first published on August 15, 2021 . Filed under: , #Road safety, #Road accidents india, #raahgiri foundation, #gurugram, #gurgaon, #jubilant food, #gurgaon ki awaaz
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