Traffic Safety Education :-
Since its in inception 1953 , the Traffic Training School of Kolkata Traffic Police
has been an Institution Par Excellence, and has served the citizens of this ‘GREAT
CITY Of JOY' with great distinction in empowering good traffic sense and knowledge
amongst all sections of our society with the help of extensive training programmes
and pertinent traffic education. Over the years, this school has become a cradle
for nurturing and spreading ideas, thoughts, campaigns and knowledge on road safety
to educate the general public and drivers with the objective of reducing mishaps
on the Road of Kolkata.
Various studies conducted over the years by the WHO revealed that, in most of the
developing countries of the world and especially in India, pedestrians are most
vulnerable to road accidents, accounting to almost half, of the recorded fatalities
every year. It has thus become imperative to inculcate good traffic sense and knowledge
amongst the children and the youth of this great city who would soon become the
torch bearers of tomorrow.
Hence, the Traffic Training School's wide ranging curriculum and schedule of activities
are designed specifically to cater to the needs of almost all sections of the society
which includes School / College students, N.G.O volunteers, Cadets of N.C.C, Bharat
Scouts & Guides, professional drivers, offending drivers, staffs of Army & Navy,
WBP and Green Police under Bidhannagar Commissionereate etc. Apart from these, TTS
organises innumerable training programmes for the Inspectors, Sergeants, SI's, ASIs
Constables, Home Guards, Civic Police Volunteers of Traffic Department as well as
Police Drivers, Traffic Wardens and Hyundai Police Volunteers throughout the year.
The multifarious training syllabus not only includes the various subjects of traffic
education, but behaviour management, stress management, motivation, health & hygiene,
motor mechanism, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, disaster management etc.
TTS also organises special workshops for the bus / taxi /goods vehicle drivers to
inculcate the idea of sensible and safe driving Officers & men of TTS attends several
workshops, seminars organised by various organisation to spread the sense and knowledge
of traffic education among common people.
The officers of TTS act as examiners on the subject “Traffic Education” during the
Madhyamik Examination. With the cordial Co-operation of the officers of TTS, the
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education Published a “Teacher's Manual” on Traffic
Education with a view to implementation of this subject in the syllabus of junior
It is rightly said that many hands make light work. Kolkata Traffic Police personnel
work for society and to be successful at their job, they require the co-operation
of the citizens they guard. To ensure safety and security on roads, Kolkata Traffic
Police organises “Road Safety Week” every week with zeal & enthusiasm.
Renovation & upgradation of Traffic Training School, Tala:-
Under the supervision of Addl. Commissioner of Police (II), Sri Soumen Mitra, IPS
a major renovation work took place at Traffic Training School, Tala, to provide
best possible infrastructure to the trainees for a successful and better training
programme. To small class-rooms on the first floor and a big class-room on the second
floor re-structured at TTS, Tala. Each class-room have been air –conditioned, overhead
LCD projectors installed as well as other best and modern logistics provided.
Deployment of NCC Cadets /NGOs volunteers during Dugra Puja:-
While the average citizen looks forward to festivals as a break from the daily routine,
for Kolkata Traffic personnel festivals mean careful planning and increased vigilance.
The officers and men of TTS every year undertake a mammoth task in deploying about
1500 - 1800 N.C.C cadets, N.G.O volunteers and Traffic Volunteers at all major intersections
of the city on all the days of Durga Puja. These young highly motivated cadets &
volunteers work, hand in hand, with all ranks of Kolkata Police, to control the
massive crowd visiting different puja pandals and also in disciplining the vehicular
traffic from morning to late night on the days of Durga Puja. In short, it can be
rightly be said that, the Traffic Training School acts as a fulcrum for spreading
the wings of knowledge and awareness on all aspects of traffic safety amongst the
citizens of Kolkata.
Activities of Traffic Training School – 2014
Activities of Traffic Training School – 2013
Activities of Traffic Training School – 2012