IPR Department starts extensive miking on massive vaccination drive in East Sikkim

Gangtok, April 13 (IPR): In order to generate massive awareness on the ongoing Tika Utsav which is being held in the State from 11th April to 14th April 2021, and to provide necessary information with regard to the second wave of COVID-19, the Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Sikkim has initiated a miking process in the State from 12th April.
The miking is being done to reach out to the masses with regard to the COVID -19 appropriate behavior which includes compulsory use of face mask, maintaining physical distancing and frequent hand washing and also appealing to everyone for the age group of 45 years and above to come forward and get themselves vaccinated.
Apart from this, various COVID-19 safety protocols are being disseminated through Public Address System stressing “Dabai Bhi Kadai Bhi”.
The areas covered by the miking in East District were Ranipool, 6th Mile, 5th mile, Lumsey, Tadong, Deorali, Gangtok, Chandmari, Vajra, Tashi View Point, Burtuk, DC Office Sichey, Arithang, Lalbazar, Bojoghari 2nd Mile, Tibet Road, Kazi Road, Convoy Ground, Development area and other surrounding areas.