Vigilance Bureau distributes face shields to health workers, police officials


Chandigarh, April 24 : In a battle against Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in the state, Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) today distributed face shields for protection of frontline health workers at Primary Health Centre Nawan Gaon in S.A.S Nagar district besides police personnel deployed at various nakas in the area.

Disclosing this here today, spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said on the directions of Chief Director-cum ADGP Vigilance Bureau B.K. Uppal, different teams from flying squad have already been formed to monitor the problems being faced by the people and steps have been taken to resolve their grievances. In this regard, these teams were also providing ration and essential items to the needy persons.

He further informed that a team of VB flying squad-1 led by AIG Ashish Kapoor today distributed face shields to the front line employees of the Primary Health centre (PHC) Nawan Gaon to protect them from any kind of virus attack. VB team have asked the PHC staff about the need of more such face shields and assured to provide more protection shields as and when required in future.

He encouraged the health workers as well as police personnel at various nakas at Nawan Gaon and told them to work hard while keeping themselves safe. He said the Bureau would always be at your disposal if you face any difficulty while performing your duty.

Among others present on the occasion included DSP Gurvinder Pal Singh, Inspector Sukhminder Singh, District Epidemic Prevention Officer Dr. Renu Singh, Dr. Sanjay Singh, Health Inspector Dinesh Choudhary, Kulwinderjit Singh, MPH Avtar Singh, Jaspal Singh and other health workers.