IMPHAL: In continuation of fight against COVID-19 pandemic, Assam Rifles conducted a COVID awareness drive at Ukhrul Town and gifted one Ventilator and other COVID mitigation equipments to the local populace on Thursday.
The objective of the drive is to spread awareness amongst the local populace on COVID-19 pandemic and to continuously remind everyone to adhere to preventive measures & social distancing norms, IGAR(S) said in a press release. During the campaign, a Life Support Ventilator system was gifted to the local populace in support of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, the IGAR(S) added.
A pledge was taken by all attendees to abide by the COVID precaution norms and spread awareness. The awareness rally was a great success with the active participation by Ukhrul District administration officials and Tangkhul Co-ordination Forum for COVID-19 volunteers carrying placards, banners & COVID awareness lectures conducted at various places in Ukhrul town during the rally. Face masks were also distributed to the shopkeepers enroute and one & all together took the pledge “To be more vigilant for the risk against the virus and to fight against COVID-19”. The local populace has been highly appreciative of such initiative by Assam Rifles.