Added on : 2020-10-18 14:04:40
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Sunday launched a cycling expedition from its Pegong base in Sikkim to border villages of the state to raise COVOID-19 awareness. Samdup Lepcha, Minister of Culture, Road and Bridges Department, Sikkim flagged off the team.
"Total 218 Kilometers will be covered by the ITBP team in the course of 20 days in difficult terrains. The minister praised the role of ITBP in border guarding and other contributions in the state," ITBP said in an official statement. "The team will generate more awareness among masses of the border villages on COVID-19 related issues, will organize medical and veterinary camps, distribute hygiene and sanitation items etc. and also spread awareness about various government missions for the welfare of the society at large. It will also spread awareness about recruitment in ITBP," it added.