Nagpur: A weeklong nationwide campaign will be held in the 31st Road Safety Week 2020 which will begin in a programme organized at the main gate of Mahindra, MIDC Hingna Road, on Monday. The road safety awareness campaign will be inaugurated by mayor Sandip Joshi while the guests of honour will be DCP (traffic) Chinmay Pandit and managing director of Hella India Lighting Ltd Ramashankar Panday.

The citizen campaign on 'Arresting alarming road deaths' is being spearheaded by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, and NGO 'Drive Smart, Drive Safe'.

The objective of the campaign is to start a sustainable chain of nationwide activities, which will not only make people aware and transform their behaviour on roads but will also lead to the formation of road safety clubs among corporates, institutions and organizations. It aims to reinforce safe driving by forming drive safe club where people come together and promote road safety.

Central theme of it is to enrol people from all walks of life to come together and commit for safe road behaviour.