120 students to help manage Delhi traffic during CWG

August 6th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) As many as 120 university students, including 12 girls, Friday joined as volunteers to help the Delhi Traffic Police during the Commonwealth Games that start Oct 3.
Inducting them into the students traffic volunteers scholarship scheme 2010-11, Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna said people should develop a habit of voluntary compliance of rules and regulations on roads.

Khanna also handed the students, who have undergone training for about a month, identity cards as a token of induction.

“These students will for about a month support the Delhi Traffic Police during the Games in effective traffic management as per deployment plans by the traffic police,” an official said.

The scheme was launched in 1999 in coordination with the Delhi traffic police.

Its aim is to assist traffic police during peak hours in traffic management and road user education.

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