रेलवे बोर्ड (RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(W)2020/SC-2/1 New Delhi, Dated 04.04.2020
General Managers
All Zonal Railways, PUs etc
including Metro Railway,
Sub.: (i) Arogya Setu App;
(ii) General measures to enhance body’s natural defence system;
(iii) Light Candles or Diyas, torches or mobile flashlights at 9.00 PM on 5th April,2020
for 9 minutes.

Ref: Secretary MHRD’s D.O. letter No. Secy.(HE)/MHRD/2020 dated 03.04.2020 and
Press Information Bureau(PIB)’s release on PM’s address to the nation dated 03.04.2020.
Please find enclosed referred letter and press release.
In this connection, Board has taken note of referred communications on the subject. It may please be noted that Arogya Setu App has been developed to fight against COVID-19. This app will be helpful to Railway Servants, students, faculty/teachers and their family members. This app can be downloaded from Google playstore/iOS app store as per the details given in the annexed letter.
2. Moreover, Ministry of AYUSH has developed a protocol for immunity boosting measures for selfcare for Railway Servants and their family members. The same is enclosed (i.e. enclosure to MHRD’s referred letter dated 03.04.2020) for downloading/use by our Railway Servants, students, faculty members, teachers and their family members
3. Furthermore, as addressed by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 3rd April, 2020, Railway Servants and their family members may light Candles or Diyas, torches or mobile flashlights for 9 minutes at 9 PM on the 5th of April(Sunday) to realize the power of light and to highlight the objective for which we all are fighting together. However, no one should assemble in colonies or road or anywhere outside their houses.
4. Board desires that wide publicity should be given to aforementioned  measures/activities.
DA: As above

(Alok Kumar)
Executive Director Estt(IR)
Railway Board

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