Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava distributed immune boosters kits to Delhi Police Personnel on the launch of Ayuraksha : ‘Corona se jung – Delhi Police ke sang’ , a joint initiative by Delhi Police and All India Institute of Ayurveda of Ministry of Ayush , today here in New Delhi. It was a closed door program maintaining social distancing at the lobby of Police Headquarters at, Jai Singh Road.
According to a press release, All India Institute of Ayurveda, an apex post graduate research and teaching institute under the Ministry of Ayush in collaboration with Delhi Police has come forward with a proposal for maintaining the health of front line COVID19 warriors like Delhi Police personnel through Ayurveda Immunity boosting measures. The proposal would be implemented in a phase wise manner.
The distribution will take place for nearly 80,000 personnel of Delhi Police across 15 districts. All India Institute of Ayurveda has nominated 3 main coordinator under the Director of Institute. 15 Nodal officers of AIIA have been nominated who will be working in close coordination with 15 nodal officers from Delhi Police.
Speaking on the occasion, Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava emphasised that in fight against Covid-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed the importance of using tested immunity boosters of Ayurveda and Yoga. It is his responsibility in a segmented force to look after police personnel, who perform their duties without caring for their personal comforts & safety. Around 50 police personnel have been hit by this deadly virus as their duties require their presence in the general public, including vulnerable places like hospitals, containment zones and quarantine centres.
Sh. Shrivastava said that police personnel are also at risk as they have to investigate cases and remain present for rescue works etc. He expressed his gratitude to Ministry of Ayush and specially Dr. Tanuja, Secretary of Ministry of Ayush. Senior officers of Delhi Police also attended the program.