Port Blair, July 26: The Indian Red Cross Society, A&N Branch conducted an awareness programme on prevention of COVID-19 followed by distribution of reusable cloth masks among Auto drivers. The programme was organised on 25th July 2020 at Kerala Samajam premises, Port Blair. All together four batches of 50 each Auto drivers attended the program.

The program is inaugurated by Shri. R.V. Reddy, Chairman in the presence of Ms. Zubaida Begum, Vice Chairman IRCS, A&N Branch. Dr. R. Thulasi Dasan, M.D, General Secretary spoke in detail on the prevention of COVID-19 by way of frequent hand washing with soap and water, keeping social distance of at-least one meter and wearing masks at all time to prevent getting infection and also to protect the contacts. All the four batches of Auto drivers are given good quality reusable cloth masks and demonstrated the proper use of masks in their day to day life. Program ended with vote of thanks by Ms. Zubaida Begum. Ms.Popi Das, DM Coordinator and Ms. V. Umawati, DP Supervisor facilitated the awareness program.