Deputy Commissioner visits Child Care Institutions

Port Blair, Sept 22: Mr. Suneel Anchipaka, the Deputy Commissioner (SA) alongwith SDM (SA) and the AC(U/T) visited three Child Care Institutions (CCIs), viz., Balika Niketan at Attam Pahad, Capstone at Bird Line and Darusallam Yatim Khana at Goalghar to inspect the COVID – 19 preparedness in these CCIs which come under the purview of District Child Protection Unit (DCPU), South Andaman District.

The Deputy Commissioner (SA) interacted with the children at these Institutions and enquired about their wellbeing and discussed about their needs. Fresh fruits were distributed under the campaign Save Food – Share Food after taking the opinion of Food Safety Officer and following all COVID-19 protocols.

The District Administration is ensuring that all necessary precautions are being taken care of to prevent any spread of COVID-19 infections in these Institutions. Regular monitoring of the health conditions of the children is being done by the District Child Protection Unit to ensure good mental and physical health of the children.

Further the importance of two GOLDEN PRINCIPLES of COVID-19: (1) Wear masks properly (2) Maintain social distancing/Do gaz ki doori was also briefed to the children.

 

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