Srinagar: The Indian Army recently hosted a COVID-19 awareness programme at Sultanpur Kandi village of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district amid rising cases in the region.
"The COVID appropriate behaviours should be followed and be a part of COVID vaccination drive. Vaccines reduce the chance of severe infection," Army doctor Simrat Rajdeep Singh told ANI.
People, who participated in the event, appreciated the initiative.
Ghulam Muhammad, the representative of the Kandi village told ANI that he is thankful to the Army for conducting such a programme and hoped that similar programmes will be conducted in near future.
"People from more than 19 villages have gathered here for the COVID-19 awareness programme. People were made aware to save themselves and others from getting infected," Roshan Ara, a student at the awareness programme, told the news agency.