UP Government in Association with UNICEF Launches DASTAK Campaign

Uttar Pradesh State government in association with UNICEF has launched massive door to door campaign DASTAK to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanise Encephalitis (JE) disease in the state.

The war cry of DASTAK is Darwaja Khatkhatao, AES aur JE ko bhagao’. In DASTAK campaign, whole state machinery with the help of UNICEF will now literally go door to door in 38 JES and AE affected districts which mostly fall in the Tarai region.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-

  • The United Nations International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) is a UN program headquartered in New York City, the USA.
  • Henrietta H. Fore is the Executive Director of UNICEF.
Source- The Indian Express