Chandigarh, June 13: Calling for extra vigil and strict compliance with all Covid safety protocols, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced a month-long ‘Mission Fateh Warriors’ campaign to reward citizens following all health advisories and norms diligently.
Urging one and all to assume the responsibility for checking the spread of the disease and saving Punjab from its wrath, the Chief Minister said citizens observing all precautions and motivating others to follow safety protocols would be honoured by the state government as part of this campaign.
Those following the norms stringently on a daily basis for 4 weeks will be eligible for a Bronze certificate and a T-shirt, while T-shirts along with Silver and Gold certificates will be given to those adhering to protocols, such as wearing of mask and maintaining social distancing, through the week and month respectively, the Chief Minister said, giving details of the scheme, launched as part of Mission Fateh. All the certificates will bear his personal signature, said the Chief Minister.
Registration will begin on the COVA App for competing for the Title of ‘Mission Fateh Warrior’ from June 17, said the Chief Minister, during his #AskCaptain session on Facebook.
Those registering on the App would be eligible to earn points every day for following daily precautions, including wearing a mask, washing hands, maintaining safe distance, etc. Points can also be earned for referrals if they convert into actual downloading of the App or registration for the Mission Fateh Warrior contest, he said.
Citing a report of the Cambridge University, the Chief Minister said that tried and tested measures like wearing the mask could control the spread up to 75- 80%, making it imperative for all citizens to inculcate the safety norms in their daily routine.