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DC Kashmir discusses Covid19 inoculation drive in Srinagar Covid19

DC Kashmir discusses Covid19 inoculation drive in Srinagar

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 14 Sep 2021, 12:36 am

Srinagar/IBNS: The Divisional Commissioner (DC), Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole Monday chaired a meeting regarding the Covid-19 vaccination drive in Srinagar district at  the Divisional Covid-19 Control Room, Kashmir.

During the meeting Divisional Commissioner Kashmir reviewed the progress  achieved in ongoing vaccination campaign against covid 19 in the Srinagar district. 

DC stressed upon intensifying the covid 19 vaccination drive across Srinagar  District for all eligible age groups especially where the vacation coverage is low.

The meeting was attended by Incharge Divisional Covid 19 Control Room Kashmir  (DCCRK) Tahir Ahmad Magray; Deputy Director Health Schemes Dr Abdul Rashid amongst the rest.

Pole directed district officers and officials who were present in the meeting to further augment vaccination teams in district Srinagar and further directed CMO Srinagar to put additional 150 vaccination teams in these low coverage areas of district Srinagar.

Divisional Commissioner further directed CMO Srinagar to identify these low coverage areas in his district and pace up the vacation drive on a Mission Mode  Model in the district.

These vaccination teams shall intensify the vaccination drive in Central Government Institutions, UT Government Institutions, coaching centres, bus stands, transport yards, railway stations, shopping complexes, big markets, Mosques /shrines, District courts, High courts, fruit/ veg mandis , parks and gardens, colleges and universities, he directed.

The Divisional Commissioner sets up a target of 25,000 vaccination shots per day for these teams to achieve as the number of teams has been augmented from existing 75 to 225 teams in the districts, so that 100 per cent vaccination coverage of eligible beneficiaries can be achieved in the next 15 days for the first dose.

A second dose shall be given accordingly on their due date as per the type of covid 19 vaccination received.

Moreover, he directed all the officials of the health department who were present in the meeting to intensify the IEC activities on covid appropriate behaviour and vaccination in the district.