About iRAD

The Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) Project is an initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India and is funded by World Bank, with objective to improve road safety in the country. To achieve this, establishment of an accurate and uniform road accident data collection mechanism from all over India, is required. For this purpose iRAD mobile & web application is developed. This is followed by training & handholding support to stakeholder departmental users through state / district roll out managers & master trainers. Beta version of iRAD application is being launched in 59 lighthouse districts of 6 pilot states i.e. Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh on 15th February, 2021. This will facilitate road accident data collection by 4 stakeholder departments Police, Transport, Highways & Health Departments following Standard operating procedure. Through collection of road accident data from all over the country, road accident database will be developed. The collected data will be analysed using different data analytics technique for identification of accident prone areas and causes of the accidents. The analysis output will be represented in appropriate dashboards, accessible to higher authorities of stakeholder departments and MoRTH. And accordingly strategy will be formed for reduction of number of road accident in India and enhance road safety.