Port Blair, Oct. 12: To strengthen the preventive measures of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Shri Vijay Singh IPS, DIGP, A&N Islands today visited PS Car Nicobar. He looked into the preventive and enforcement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Nicobar Islands. He also took stock of the various facets of COVID-19 cases in Car Nicobar and also interacted with police personnel in a ‘Sampark Sabha’ held to redress the grievances of the police staff.

The DIGP stressed on the need of the hour to maintain COVID-19 appropriate behavior and directions of Govt. of India.

While briefing the staff, he called upon them to be proactive and to prepare for the ensuing festive seasons. He also stressed for active participation of the village Captains/villagers/PRIs and to promote door to door awareness campaign, maximum use of vehicle mounted loud speakers and use of bilingual language especially Nicobarese with Hindi/English. He emphasized to popularize the “Jan Andolan Campaign” on COVID-19 launched by Hon’ble PM of India.

The SP Nicobar, Shri Rajeev Kumar IPS on the occasion highlighted the Do’s & Don’ts of COVID-19 protocols and appreciated the strenuous works done by various Police Stations of Nicobar District due to which the spread of COVID-19 has been contained. Shri Ashok Kumar DANIPS, SDPO Car Nicobar concluded the session with vote of thanks.