Two day ‘training of drivers on COVID-19’ kicks off

Shillong, Aug 20: A two-day training programme on COVID-19 for drivers kicked off today at U Soso Tham Auditorium.

The programme was held by the Transport Department in collaboration with the Health Department. Deputy Commissioner of Transport, PM Sangma delivered the welcome address.

He highlighted the importance of getting regular tests to ensure that the drivers, their families and passengers remain safe from the virus.

The training was provided by Dr. S. Kharkongor, in-charge Training, Health Department and Dr. Meena Chavan.

Dr. Meena gave a detailed presentation on how to follow safety measures, including proper ways to wear masks, PPEs, etc.

The Drivers stated that they received in-depth information on all health and safety protocols. Meanwhile, local taxi drivers will receive the training tomorrow.