With the COVID-19 cases sharply going up in India the Border Roads Organization(BRO) organized an expedition to sensitize the masses and create awareness about the virus .The expedition involved cyclists who conveyed messages about the virus and at the same time distributing masks and sanitizers.
BRO executive engineer Rohit Gupta noted that the expedition was not only used to create COVID-19 awareness but also road safety measures among the masses .The expedition started in Rajouri district and ended in Poonch .
""We have organised this expedition to create awareness about COVID and road safety among locals. We distributed face masks and sanitizers to the people. The other reason for this expedition was to make people aware of road safety protocols," he said .
ANI captain Santaner said the expedition was successful and it was much needed now that the virus is spreading fast. About the road safety protocols he said that the two were going hand in hand as motorists needed to follow protocols on use of helmets, seat belts etc
The expedition was organized under project Sampark .
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