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City traffic police to educate kids via summer camp

 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. 

 

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