Jan 30, Kathmandu: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has constituted a Road Accident Minimisation Study Taskforce.
Government former secretary Sharad Chandra Poudel is the coordinator of the task force. The task force has been formed through the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport level. It has been entrusted with the responsibility of preparing a study report on vehicle pollution, road traffic safety, and the reduction of road accidents.
The members of the task force include former Additional Inspector General of Police (AIG) Bigyan Raj Sharma, Dr. Padam Bahadur Shahi of Pulchowk Engineering Campus, IT engineer Bijaya Poudel and the president or representative of the Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs. The Director General of the Department of Transport Management is the member-secretary of the task force.