Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Covid-19 Vaccination and Aatmanirbhar Bharat Awarness Campaign

Nagpur, 28 February 2021


The Regional  Outreach  Bureau (ROB) of the   Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Pune and the  Field Outreach Bureau, (FOB)  Nagpur have launched  an exhibition on multi-purpose mobile vans in various talukas of Nagpur district to  create awareness on Covid-19 vaccination and  Aatmanirbhar Bharat . Union Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari flagged off the mobile van today at his residence on Wardha Road in Nagpur today. Nikhil Deshmukh, Assistant Director,  ROB Pune, Shashin Rai, Assistant Director PIB , Nagpur, Hansraj Raut, Field Publicity Officer, FOB, Kolhapur, District Information Officer Praveen Take, Media Coordinating Officer Anil Gadekar were present on this occasion. 


The initiative is being implemented by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, ROB, Pune. It is supported by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Department of Health, Government of Maharashtra. Under this initiative, a multimedia exhibition is being organized in 36 districts of Maharashtra by 16 vans and awareness is being created among the people about Covid-19 vaccination campaign and Atmanirbhar campaign through performances by  Cultural troupes.  Under this, campaign is being  run by the FOB Nagpur through a 10-day multi-media exhibition in villages   situated in various talukas of Nagpur district.
The objective of this campaign is  to disseminate information about vaccination, various initiatives under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan  and the  safety rules regarding  prevention of COVID-19  among  the citizens of  Nagpur district.  Clarifications about the misconceptions and rumours about vaccination, the government’s efforts to build a self-reliant India will be made known to the people through these mobile media exhibitions.


Awareness messages will be conveyed to the people by live performances by the artists of  cultural troupe deployed in mobile vans. The Divisional Commissioner’s Office, Nagpur, District Collector’s Office, District Health Department and District Information Office are being involved in spreading public awareness about this campaign in  Nagpur District.


For the success of this campaign under the guidance of Prakash Magdum, Director, ROB, Pune officials of ROB Pune and FOB  Nagpur are  taking efforts.  Nikhil Deshmukh, Assistant Director  ROB Pune , Hansraj Raut,Field Publicity Officer, Kolhapur, Sanjay Tiwari, Field Publicity Assistant Smt. Sanjeevani Nimkhedkar, G Naresh and Rangdhun Kalamanch, Nagpur and their team members are working hard for successful of execution of this campaign. 

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