In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, Aizawl Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of 23 Sector Assam Rifles/Inspector General of Assam Rifles (East) organised 'COVID-19 Awareness Drive' at village NEW VAIKHAWTLANG Anganwari Centre on 12 November 2020.
The aim of the drive was to create awareness in the local population about the prevailing COVID-19 situation. The awareness drive was conducted by New Vaikhawtlang Company at Anganwari Centre in which they educated the villagers about COVID-19 protocols such as maintaining social distance, washing of hands, wearing mask properly & avoiding social gatherings and need to stay at home was stressed upon. The awareness drive was attended by one teacher and 27 villagers. The villagers were also made part of an interactive session on COVID-19, wherein they came up with their questions/ perceptions on the Pandemic which in turn were adequately clarified by the Nursing Assistant.