‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abiyan’ launched in Kupwara


KUPWARA : Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din today appealed to people to become part of collaborative campaign ‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abiyan’ launched by NITI AYOG and Piramal Foundation.

The Deputy Commissioner was addressing a function organized in connection with the formal launch of the ‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abiyan’(SHSTA) in the distyrict.

Speaking at the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner assured all possible support to the NITI AYOG and Piramal Foundation to make the Abiyan successful. He said district Kupwara is a far flung and hilly area which needs more engagement of youth to channelize their energy in a positive way.

He said 100 volunteers shall be nominated from each block to utilize their service for mass awareness regarding Covid containment to stop the possible resurgence of 3rd wave of Covid.

The Deputy Commissioner further said that during the present Covid containment measures, a collaborative plan was devised in which all employees of Health, ICDS, Education, Police, besides, PRIs, NGOs, religious leaders were roped in, which yielded good results at ground level and presently the positivity rate in Kupwara district has been slashed down to below 1%.

Among others, Chief Education Officer, Abdul Hameed; District Nodal Officer DDMA, Dr. Shabir Ahmad; Incharge CMO Kupwara, Dr. Ramzan, DIO Kupwara, Mohd Yousuf Mir; BMO Langate, District Lead, ‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abiyan’ Kupwara, Abishek Ranjan, Programme Manager, Jaffar Nazir Sheikh and other concerned were present on the occasion.


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