IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 5, 2022
Haryana Government led by the Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal is committed to ensure road safety in the state. To curb road accidents in the state, Haryana Government has been establishing Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) in Karnal in collaboration with Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. The construction work of IDTR on about 9.25 acres of land near the new bus stand has been completed. The Chief Minister will dedicate this institution to the people of the state on coming Saturday.
Referring to a report, the Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that road accidents are the leading cause of death across the world. Therefore it is necessary to curb road accidents and this institution will play an important role. He said that in this institute, the drivers across the state will get proper training classes, which would ensure road safety in the state. He said that the institute will be the first driver training and research institute equipped with modern facilities. With the establishment of the institute, driving training facility will be imparted to the drivers of Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Panipat and Sonipat including Karnal.
It is worth mentioning that training for driving two wheeler, four wheeler light and heavy vehicles will be imparted and driving tests will also be taken in this institute. The duration of training will be 2, 4 and 6 months. Through the automatic driving test track, minor mistakes of the trainee will be checked, rectified and a certificate will be issued after passing the test. Facilities like passing of all types of vehicles will also be available here. Along with this, male and female instructors will impart the training. Arrangement of smart class rooms, canteens, hostels and workshops have also been made. The institute will be operated under the joint aegis of Transport Department and Honda Company. All types of facilities for the drivers will be available in the institute.