Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan – UPSC Prelims

Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan:
  • Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan has been launched in 112 aspirational districts.
  • Aim: To assist district administrations in providing home-care support to COVID-19 patients who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms.
  • Features of the initiative:
    • Initiative will be led by district magistrates in partnership with local NGOs.
    • NGOs will help mobilise local volunteers. They shall be trained so that they can provide support to affected families by educating them to follow Covid-19 protocols. They shall also be trained to provide psycho-social support and timely updates about patients to the administration.
    • Local leaders, civil societies and volunteers will also work with district administrations to address emerging problems across key focus areas of the Aspirational Districts Programme.
  • Significance of the campaign: The Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan campaign is expected to contribute to district preparedness for managing nearly 70% of COVID cases at home. Hence, it shall reduce pressure on the healthcare system and curbing the spread of fear among the people.
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