DC Srinagar Inspects Various Covid-19 Vaccination Sites

SRINAGAR: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad on Tuesday visited various Covid-19 Vaccination Centers established in Srinagar to inspect the pace of ongoing Covid-19 Vaccination process.

On the occasion, the DC visited District Court Complex Mominabad Batamaloo, Regional Transport Office, Srinagar,  Mader-e-Meharban Trust, Miskeen Bagh, Indoor Stadium and took stock of the vaccination process undertaken for beneficiaries within the age group of 18-45 across the district.

While interacting with the Vaccination staff, the DC asked them to ensure smooth conduct of the process. He enjoined upon the Medical and other supporting staff to work with added zeal and dedication for the protection of fellow citizens.He also stressed on strict adherence to the all SOPs related to Covid-19 at these centres.

The DC expressed satisfaction on the overall arrangements for vaccination and the pace of vaccination of the target groups.

He exhorted upon the beneficiaries taking the Covid-19 vaccine shots to follow the Covid Appropriate Behaviours (CABs) even after vaccination so as to keep themselves, their family and the district safe from the infection of deadly Coronavirus.

Meanwhile, during todays vaccination drive  beneficiaries from   identified vulnerable groups were  inoculated Covid-19  vaccine shots at different vaccination centers.

The beneficiaries who were inoculated Covid-19 vaccine shots today include shopkeepers, Shikara wallas, hotel staff, street vendors,  services sector, Barbers,  Bakers Meat/Poultry/ Vegetable sellers, Drivers/ Conductors, Lawyers, Journalists; faculty /staff/workers of the Universities/Colleges; Government employees on COVID duty/or in active field, Construction workers registered with Construction Workers Board; Tourism sector workers; people with disabilities, widows/single mothers, orphans, and persons with comorbid conditions.

The DC was accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Syed Hanief Balkhi, Chief Medical Officer, Srinagar Dr Jameel, and others concerned  during the visit.

Inaugurates Offices of DDC Chairman, Vice Chairman 

In order to further strengthen the democracy at grass roots level, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad in presence of Chairman District Development Council(DDC), Srinagar, Malik Aftab and Vice Chairman of the Council, Bilal Wani today inaugurated the offices of DDC Chairman and Vice Chairman at Harwan here.

Among others, members of District Development Council,  Block Development Officer, Srinagar and other concerned were present on the occasion.

Speaking at the event, the DC congratulated the office bearers and members of the Council and assured full cooperation from the district administration. He also expressed full commitment for strengthening the Panchayat Raj Institutions and empowering the people at grass roots level.

He hoped that with smooth coordination between the District Development Council and the administration, the district will witness new heights of socio-economic development and prosperity.

The DC stressed on constituting Panchayat Adalati Committees for timely redressal of local disputes, besides strengthening moral authority of Panchayats.

The DDC Chairman, Malik Aftab thanked the District Administration for providing office accommodation to the Council and lauded its efforts in this regard.

Aftab said that people have a lot of expectations from the Council and sought cooperation from the district Administration to fulfil the same. He also pledged to act as liaison between the public and the government for smooth implementation of developmental  schemes.

Meanwhile, the Council members also brought some developmental issues into the notice of the Deputy Commissioner.

The DC gave patient hearing to all the issues projected  by them and assured all possible support from the Administration in this regard.

The DC also asked Tehsildar concerned to identify land for permanent office building and for a playground for the local youth.

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