Aims to make Dehradun city walkable and safer for pedestrians
With an objective to make, Dehradun city walkable and safer for pedestrians, started a campaign ‘Right to walk’ on Saturday. The campaign is being organised under the aegis of the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Dehradun, Chapter.
The aim of the ‘Right to Walk’ campaign is to make people especially young generation aware of the benefits of safe and walkable streets. All the speakers present at the event acknowledged the severity of the problem and promised support to this cause. They deliberated on ways to make the city of Dehradun more walkable and unanimously agreed to make it part of the Citizen’s Charter.
Addressing the gathering, the advisor, state planning commission, government of Uttarakhand, H P Uniyal, said that the ‘Right to Walk’ campaign is on a pertinent social issue which is becoming more severe every passing day. He talked about the provisions made in Dehradun Smart City plan for pedestrians.
Congratulating the PRCI Dehradun team for the launch of ‘Right to Walk’ campaign, Rajesh Kumar, President, PRCI Dehradun expressed confidence that with the coming together of industry, academia, people leaders and government agencies the campaign will be a huge success. He emphasized on the need for creating public spaces and public parks in the city of Dehradun for people to walk for good health.
The event was also attended by media in charge of state BJP, Devendra Bhasin, former President of Uttarakhand Congress Kishore Upadhayay and others.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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