• The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is in the process of implementing ‘Integrated Road Accident Database Project (iRAD)’ which will be applicable across the country. 
  • In the first instance, it has been decided to implement the proposal in six States, viz. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. 
  • The development and implementation of iRAD has been entrusted to lIT Madras and National Informatics Centre Services Inc. 
  • This project is proposed on IT based system for capturing the spot accident data using mobile app configured for this purpose. 
  • This data can then be utilized for various purposes like finding the causes of the accidents and remedial measures to improve the road infrastructure, to record the accidents data for the use of police, health services and other concerned departments.