The public awareness campaign against covid-19 has been launched keeping in view of the upcoming festivals and winter season
The officers and staff of South Central Railway took a pledge on the precautions to be observed as part of “Jan Andolan Campaign” today i.e. on 08th October, 2020 to combat Covid-19 pandemic. Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway administered the pledge to the officers and staff at Railnilayam, Secunderabad as part of the Jan Andolan campaign.
Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the Jan Andolan Campaign on COVID-19 today i.e., 8th October, 2020, in view of the upcoming festivals and winter seasons. 'Jan Andolan Campaign' is aimed to spread awareness on precautions to be observed and to motivate people to fight against the Covid-19. The campaign emphasizes on "Unlock with Precautions" i.e. COVID-19 Appropriate Behavior in the New Normal. The three key messages being highlighted are "Wear Mask, Follow Physical Distancing, and Maintain Hand Hygiene". The campaign is aimed to reach each and every citizen of India across the country including entire railway fraternity. The Jan Andolan campaign is a low cost, high intensity campaign driven by people’s participation throughout the country to reach each and every citizen of India.
Shri Gajanan Mallya made an appeal to all the officials and staff to be very cautious, vigilant and careful at all the times during the Covid-19 pandemic situation. He advised all the employees to adhere to the guidelines issued by Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Health from time to time and encourage others to follow the Covid appropriate behavior. Follow the maintenance of six feet social distancing norms, compulsorily wear masks in public places and wash the hands frequently with soap and water. He also instructed the officials to take appropriate measures on proper sanitation at all the Railway stations and Passenger Trains to ensure the safety of all the passengers. He advised passengers to wear the masks invariably while on journey.
The Pledge was also administered by the Principal Head of Departments at various offices and Divisional Railway Managers at the divisional offices of Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntur, Guntakal and Nanded Divisions. The pledge was also administered at all the Railway Stations, Work Shops, Railway establishments and Training Institutes over the zone.