The first Webinar of the Webinar Series, which was flagged off on 9th February 2021 was organised to commence during the Annual Road Safety Month 2021 and most appropriately was graced by the Hon'ble Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSME, Mr. Nitin Gadkari as the Chief Guest.
At the outset, Dr. S. Gangopadhyay, Chairman, IRF-IC introduced the Webinar Series and Welcomed the Chief Guest.
The Hon'ble Minister inaugurated the Webinar series as also the first Webinar on "Road Safety Engineering & Challenges" on 9th February 2021.
Mr. K.K. Kapila, President (Emeritus), IRF Geneva gave the Keynote Address.
The Technical Sessions on the following subjects were moderated by Dr. S. Gangopadhyay, Chairman, IRF-IC.
• Road Safety Scenario & Challenges in India (Prof. P.K. Sikdar, ICT Pvt. Ltd.)
• Road Safety Audit & Inspection – A Pro-Active Measure (Dr. K. Ravinder, CRRI)
• Planning & Design of Safe and Forgiving Roads (Prof. Sewa Ram, SPA)