JAMMU: Reasi police in Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday flagged off 16 police vehicles modified as '
' to help in the fight against Covid-19.
The brainchild of Reasi
Shailender Singh, the ambulance service will help the civil administration reach the remotest pockets of the district to ensure 100 percent inoculation. “A total of 16 troop carrier vehicles have been modified into police vaccination ambulances to supplement the health department and act as a force multiplier in the ongoing vaccination drive in the remote areas of Reasi district,” a police spokesperson said.
The SSP has nominated an
as a nodal officer, while one
has been entrusted to coordinate the fleet of ambulances with the officers of the health department. “Besides the fleet of 16 vehicles, over 500 police personnel along with 5,774 Villager Defence Committee (VDC) members are already engaged in an awareness drive in the vaccination campaign throughout the district,” the spokesperson said.
In addition, 131 police personnel are also deployed with the district administration for house-to-house mopping of Covid-19 positive cases by the composite teams of the health and the civil administration.