IMPHAL: The Assam Rifles felicitated the COVID-19 warriors of Tamenglong district in Manipur at their Tamenglong camp recently.
These warriors have been working hard to reach society to spread the message about COVID-19 vaccination and its effects. The vaccination drive has been going in Manipur since January 16.
Addressing the volunteers, 44 Assam Rifles commandant Col Pradip Kumar said the COVID-19 warriors have been working continuous and selflessly to save humanity. “With nationwide rollout of the COVID vaccination drive, these warriors are reaching out to all sections of the society to spread the message about vaccination and its effects,” he said.
He also highlighted various awareness campaigns being undertaken by unit troops in various parts of the district.
He added that it was a prerequisite for the doctors, nurses, and other medical staff to be thoroughly aware of the procedures and peculiarities of the vaccination drive. The soldiers, being frontline workers, are required to be vaccinated timely so that they can discharge their duty well without any risk to their health as well as the without endangering the lives of the local populace, especially children and the elders of the society.
Tamenglong DIO Sunil Kamei conducted an interactive and practice session on the occasion. Kamei and his team of four doctors enabled the paramedical staff of the unit to conduct vaccination at the unit hospital as well as at the remote outposts.
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