Chief Secy Asit Tripathy Reviews Progress Of IEC, BCC Activities

Bhubaneswar: Strengthening Odisha’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy today reviewed the progress of IEC and BCC activities.

Tripathy directed I&PR, Panchayati Raj, W & CD and Mission Shakti departments to intensify the IEC activities with the active involvement of the community. He also directed to organise ward COVID committee meetings in rural and urban areas within this week.

The campaign will focus on the inevitable need of social distancing, wearing of face mask-wearing and hand hygiene. The target is to create awareness and alertness for checking the possible spread of the pandemic.

The Chief Secretary has directed to make use of the social media in addition to TV, radio, miking and postering.