Indore: The district administration plans to provide free vaccination to one lakh people on June 21, the first day of the country-wide launch of the mega vaccination drive against Covid-19.
This was informed at a meeting held at the collector's office on Thursday to review the preparation and chalk-out a strategy for the success of the mega drive.
At the meeting, the district minister in-charge and water resources minister Tulsiram Silawat reviewed the preparations for the vaccination campaign and said that an action plan should be made at every level - vaccination centre, ward and assembly segment. Silawat also discussed the action plan prepared by the state government and said that a foolproof action plan should also be prepared for the entire district. He said influencers in society, like seers, social workers, political representatives, sports personalities, senior citizens should be roped in to spread awareness about the campaign. These people should be called and urged to motivate people in their neighbourhood to get vaccinated.
Collector Manish Singh informed about the action plan devised for the vaccination campaign in the district starting from June 21. He said that the target is to vaccinate one lakh people in the district on the
first day of the drive on June 21. At present, there are 350 vaccination centres in the district. Their number will be increased as per the requirement. The public representatives present in the meeting also gave their suggestions to make the campaign successful.
Apart from the collector, MP Shankar Lalwani, MLAs Ramesh Mendola, Akash Vijayvargiya, Malini Gaur, Mahendra Hardia, former MLAs Sudarshan Gupta, Dr Rajesh Sonkar and Manoj Patel, former chairman of
IDA Madhu Verma, member of State Level Disaster Management Committee Dr Nishant Khare and other members of District Crisis Management Committee were present.