Amidst the fear of the possible third wave of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set a target to train as many as 4 lakh of its party workers who will visit 2 lakh villages to help people fight the contagious virus.
Tarun Chugh who is National General Secretary of BJP said in an interview with ANI that volunteers have stood up in large numbers for the first time in a political party. Tarun Chugh said, "BJP will be training 4 lakh workers who will visit 2 lakh villages to curtail the spread of the virus. The initiative was flagged off on July 28 by BJP National President JP Nadda."
National General Secretary informed that within three days of the initiative, the political party have successfully achieved the first step in which more than one lakh workers have registered themselves with the health volunteer's portal.
After witnessing the second wave of the noble coronavirus that created havoc, BJP is gearing up for any unsought circumstances. Chugh also told ANI that the party has planned to hold workshops in over 953 districts by August 31 and plans to train the volunteers.
National General Secretary of BJP said, "As a humanitarian cause, the BJP will form a voluntary health force to fight the pandemic."
Tarun Chugh added that five thousand doctors have associated with us and said, "Our health volunteers will educate and aware people. Helpline numbers will also be started,” As mentioned by him, this initiative will bridge the gap between people in need and healthcare workers.
Meanwhile, India has reported 41,649 fresh COVID-19 infections, 37,291 recoveries, and 593 deaths on July 31 as per Union Health Ministry.