As part of Azadi ka Mahotsav , ICMR-RMRC, 
GKP field station Keylong has conducted 'Jan Andolan'
against COVID-19 in the schools and the market area in keylong
lahaul & Spiti, Himachal Pradesh jointly with ICMR-NIRTH, Jabalpur
on 21st December 2021 under the project entitled, " Understanding
the perspective and coping strategy for recently emerged
COVID-19: A mix-method study in Tribal population of Himachal
Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh". Under this program, various
activities like preventive aspects of CoVID-19 through
interpersonal contacts, lectures and use of poster banners and
pamphlets and vaccine hesitancy were organised. Awareness
program was locally steered by Ms Bimla Devi, Scientist-B and
team of the field station. The Jan Andolan program was
completed with a positive note under the guidance and support
from Dr Rajnikant Srivastava, Director ICMR-RMRC, GKP,
Dr. Aparup Das, director, ICMR-NIRTH, Jabalpur, Dr. K.B Saha,
Scientist-F, ICMR-NIRTH, Dr. Mahender Reddy, Scientist-D,
ICMR-RMRC, Dr. Grijesh, Technical Officer, ICMR-RMRC, GKP.