Jamshedpur, May 3: DC Ravi Shanker Shukla along SSP M Tamil Vanan inspected preparation for screening at Tatanagar railway station.
“We have put up several banners and posters at the railway station to educate passengers. Moreover, suspected passengers are being screened at the station after they arrive at the station,” said an official.
Officials of Tatanagar railway station informed that the situation is being constantly monitored and coordinated at all levels. The official said that desks have been set up all over the railway system and the staff has been sensitized and educated about the subject.
The collaboration and coordination with the concerned health authorities are also being ensured. “ We are using Information, Education, & Communication (IEC) material like posters and pamphlets regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) to spread awareness in local language at railway stations and in trains. We are also targeting areas under our governance.
Literature is also being distributed to patients visiting hospitals and in Railway colonies.
Audio and video clips are being played at railway stations to spread awareness. Public announcements are being made at stations,” said an official of South East Railway.
He said that among other measures, disinfectants are being sprayed on the exterior and interiors of all the coaches/EMUs/MEMUs of the primary maintenance trains. Audio announcement and videos are played on regular basis to create awareness about precautionary measures against COVID-19.