State wise details of total number of Road Accidents & Persons killed in India

By | July 18, 2016

Funds For Road Safety  

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is primarily responsible for development and maintenance of National Highways (NHs). Apart from this, the Ministry also allocates funds to the State Governments/Union Territories (UTs) for development of State Roads as per the provisions of the CRF Act, 2000 as amended by the Finance Act from time to time. Decision has been taken recently to earmark ten percent of such funds allocated to the State Governments /UTs for road safety works.The Ministry has fixed a sanction ceiling of Rs. 600 crore for taking up Road Safety works on NHs for the year 2016-17. Further, the Ministry has a budget of about Rs. 80 crore for implementing schemes to promote road safety through measures such as awareness campaigns, imparting driving training, etc. It has been decided to take up several items of engineering measures for rectification of identified black spots on NHs and State roads by implementing road safety works such as provision of service roads, improvement of junctions, provision of Foot Over Bridges/Underpasses, taking up of road safety audits and follow up actions thereto, etc.

As per the latest issue of the “World Road Statistics” (WRS) 2015, brought out by the International Road Federation, Geneva, the highest number of fatalities in road accidents in the world for the year 2013 was reported to be India (1,37,572), followed by United States (32,719) and Russian Federation (27,025) for the same year. State/UT-wise details of total Number of Road Accidents and Persons killed in India for the calendar year 2015 are given below :

State/UTs – wise details of total number of Road Accidents and Persons killed in India for the calendar year 2015

 

Sl. No. States/UTs Total number of road accidents Total number of persons killed
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1 Andhra Pradesh 24,258 8,297
2 Arunachal Pradesh 284 127
3 Assam 6,959 2,397
4 Bihar 9,555 5,421
5 Chhattisgarh 14,446 4,082
6 Goa 4,338 311
7 Gujarat 23,183 8,119
8 Haryana 11,174 4,879
9 Himachal Pradesh 3,010 1,096
10 Jammu & Kashmir 5,836 917
11 Jharkhand 5,162 2,893
12 Karnataka 44,011 10,856
13 Kerala 39,014 4,196
14 Madhya Pradesh 54,947 9,314
15 Maharashtra 63,805 13,212
16 Manipur 671 139
17 Meghalaya 606 183
18 Mizoram 70 72
19 Nagaland 54 30
20 Odisha 10,542 4,303
21 Punjab 6,702 4,893
22 Rajasthan 24,072 10,510
23 Sikkim 219 70
24 Tamil Nadu 69,059 15,642
25 Telangana 21,252 7,110
26 Tripura 647 158
27 Uttarakhand 1,523 913
28 Uttar Pradesh 32,385 17,666
29 West Bengal 13,208 6,234
30 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 258 23
31 Chandigarh 416 129
32 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 69 42
33 Daman & Diu 70 42
34 Delhi 8,085 1,622
35 Lakshadweep 3 0
36 Puducherry 1,530 235
Total 5,01,423 1,46,133

This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways,       Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a Question in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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