Champai Soren, Minister, Department of Transport, Government of Jharkhand, has launched 'Jharkhand Driver and Transport Safety Campaign' and released the "Driver Safety Guide for the Prevention of Corona Virus (COVID-19)".
He also distributed the Corona Safety Tool Kit among drivers and assistants at project building today
The Minister said that life has been severely affected due to Covid-19. He said that a campaign is being run by the Jharkhand State Transport Department to provide information to the vehicle owners, drivers and the general public about the prevention from Covid-19.
The guide issued by the department tells about the importance of maintaining social distance, washing hands regularly, using masks and sanitizing the vehicle. He said that the guidelines issued by the Central Government are being followed. The objective is to spread awareness among the people
On this occasion, K Ravi Kumar, Secretary, Jharkhand Transport Department said that the situation has not been the same as before due to Covid-19. The owner, driver and assistant of the vehicle should understand this and work according to the guide issued by the department. He said that the guide has been made by the Transport Department to make people aware. Along with this, people are also being made aware through a video.
The video will also be shown on LEDs set up in Jharkhand. Also, large publicity materials will be disseminated on various social media platforms so that people can be made aware.
Until the vaccine is developed for Covid-19, everyone has to be careful and take preventive measures. He said that guides and tool kits will also be distributed by the employees of Road Safety, to spread awareness among the people.
On this occasion, tool kits were distributed among the drivers and assistants by the Honorable Minister Shri Champai Soren. It contained driver safety guide, sanitizer, mask and soap were available to protect against the Corona Virus.
Rajiv Lochan Bakshi,Director, Information Public Relations Department , Transport Department officials, employees and drivers were also present on the occasion.