CRPF conducted a mega vaccination drive to immunize its personnel and their families against COVID-19 today. The free of cost vaccination drive took place at 5 Battalion CRPF's campus in Mahavir Nagar, New Delhi under the aegis of Kriti Garg, DM West Delhi and in collaboration with Udaan Charitable Foundation Sanjeevani. Huge number of family members above the age of 18, residing in Delhi, NCR participated in the drive where they were facilitated with on the spot instant registration followed by a vaccine shot. The vaccination was conducted in close supervision of Syalu S Maharana, CO 5Bn and Dr Priya Duggal, CMO 5Bn. 300 eligible personnel and family members were administered doses of Covishield.
CRPF has joined the nation's fight against the pandemic with concentrated efforts at educating its personnel and families about the COVID appropriate behaviors like wearing masks, sensitization, social distancing, and the benefits of vaccination by allaying fears through awareness campaigns. Whereas most of the CRPF personnel have been vaccinated, thanks to the priority vaccination rollout for frontline Warriors, the force is putting considerable efforts to vaccinate its families to attain 100 percent vaccination of eligible members.