Inaugurated yesterday by MLA Somashelar, the camp will include various activities to make children aware of the significance of traffic rules and regulations
As a part of the initiative taken up by the city traffic police to make students aware of traffic rules and the traffic scenario in the city, a summer camp for kids was inaugurated on Friday.
Mysuru Traffic Police is organising this summer camp for kids between 7-17 years age group. The camp has two batches of 40 children each.
On Friday, the camp was inaugurated by MLA Somashaker. In his inaugural address, he said: “Such summer camps are needed for children – especially those in the student community – to create awareness on traffic rules. Participation in such camps will help them to get a clear picture on the present traffic scenario and facilitate them to understand and have a sound knowledge of traffic rules and duties.”
The camp in-charge B J Prakash said, “As a part of this summer camp, we have planned various activities for the participants which will involve daily training on self-defence. There will be special classes on road safety knowledge and special themes every day on road safety. The camp also includes a visit to police training centre. A special focus on risk of driving by minors will also be taken. Question and answer sessions with resource persons and police will also be held.”
Mayor B L Bhyrappa, Deputy Mayor Vanitha Prasanna, Mysuru City Police Commissioner B Dayanand, DCP N D Birje, Dr H T Shekhar and others were present.