The Government constituted a Committee under the Chairmanship of Shri S. Sundar,
Former Secretary (MoST) in the year 2005 to deliberate and make recommendations on
creation of a dedicated body on road safety and traffic management. The Committee
was also subsequently requested to finalise a draft National Road Safety Policy for
consideration of the Government. The Committee while submitting its report in
February, 2007 inter alia, recommended a draft National Road Safety Policy.
Based on the recommendations of Sunder Committee, the Union Cabinet on
15.03.2010 approved National Road Safety Policy. The National Road Safety Policy
outlines the policy initiatives to be framed / taken by the Government at all levels to
improve the road safety activities in the country.