IMPHAL: Assam Rifles on Monday organised a Jan Andolan COVID awareness program at Suvompa, Thinghai, Pallel and Anthi villages of Chandel.
The villagers were educated about COVID-19 and precautionary measures to be taken to curb the spread of the disease such as adhearence to social distancing, use of face mask and regular hand washing, IGAR(S) said.
An awarness lecture under ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ was also organised at Pallel wherein the local populace were made aware of the benefits of water conservation and rain water harvesting.
The awareness program was attended by men, women and children. Essential medicines and masks were also distributed to the villagers.
The village authorities and villagers of Chandel District expressed their gratitude and appreciated endeavour of Assam Rifles for conduct of such informative awarness campaign.