Madhya Pradesh Government announces ‘Roko-Toko’ Campaign
In its fights against combating the COVID-19 pandemic, the
State Government of Madhya Pradesh will be launching a campaign named
‘Roko-Toko’ in the upcoming days.
The campaign will focus on those who are not
wearing masks in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
‘Roko-Toko’ Campaign: A fact file
Roko-Toko meaning Stop and Campaign will be launched in the
state through volunteering by select organizations.
As wearing a mask is
mandatory in public places across the state, under the campaign, the volunteers
will be tasked to provide a mask to those who are not wearing it in public
places and further a Rs 20 will also be charged from the person as a cost for
Under the guidelines of the campaign, it has been informed
that in every district across the state, the Collector will be responsible for
selecting the organizations for volunteering.
The masks under the campaign will
be provided to the volunteers or organizations on credit by Urban Local Bodies
under the’ Jeevan Shakti Yojana (launched by Madhya Pradesh Government in April
2020 for Urban Women)’.