Chief Secretary reviews preparations for Covid vaccination special drive in GHMC

Hyderabad: Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a meeting on special vaccination drive in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) GHMC and Cantonment Areas with Medical and Health Department Secretary A.M. Rizvi, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar and other senior officials today at BRKR Bhavan.

The Special Vaccination Drive will be starting from August 23 will last for 10 – 15 days covering all the 4,846 colonies, Slums and other areas in GHMC and 360 localities in Cantonment Zone.

The Main Objective of the Special Vaccination Drive is to make Hyderabad a 100% Covid Vaccinated City.

A Total of 175 Mobile Vaccine Vehicles will be utilized for the vaccination. While 150 vehicles will be used in the GHMC area, the remaining 25 will be used in the Cantonment areas. Each Vehicle contains 2 vaccinators and one Data Entry Operator. Each Colony will be covered by mobilization teams consisting of 2 people who will be covering the door to door to identify unvaccinated persons in advance.

The Team will be informing people to get vaccinated with Date and Time in advance. After Vaccination, a sticker will be pasted on the doors of every household that got vaccinated.

Adequate quantity vaccine has been made available to cover all the households in the GHMC and Cantonment areas. Awareness on Special Drive Vaccination will be taken up with banners, autos stickers with the audio announcements in every colony.

After completion of the Vaccination, a ceremony will be held in the colony to release the banner in the presence of colony office bearers to encourage and motivate areas colonies, slums to go for 100% vaccination.

The GHMC Commissioner will be issuing an appreciation certificate to the Resident Welfare Associations (RWAS) Colonies who successfully completed 100% vaccination.

The Chief Secretary appealed to the people to make use of the opportunity to get vaccinated in this special drive. (INN)

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