Mayor & Commissioner flag off the display van for awareness about precautions to be taken against COVID-19
Chandigarh, November 9
Smt. Raj Bala Malik, Mayor and Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh today flagged off a mobile display van on COVID-19 appropriate behavior to launch the five day campaign from MCC office premises, Sector 17, here today.
The mobile display van, designed by Regional Outreach Bureau Chandigarh under Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with Municipal Corporation Chandigarh scheduled to be take route throughout city for 5 days outdoor awareness campaign from November 9 to 13, 2020, which will cover different villages, colonies, residential areas and city markets etc.
The Mayor said that this campaign is a part of ‘Jan Andolan’ launched by the Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi last month to encourage people’s participation in the fight against COVID-19 in view of the festival season and opening up of economic activities across the country.
The Commissioner elaborated that the objective of the campaign is to reiterate the key message of “wear a mask, wash hands and follow social distancing by practicing “Do Gajki Doori”. The focus of the campaign is to nudge people towards COVID appropriate behaviors now trending as “The New Normal”. The van has displayed the COVID appropriate behaviours and recorded messages of the PM alongwith Corona Anthem is also being played, he added.