Three Lakh Srinagar Residents Inoculated With Covid Vaccine

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz Asad Thursday chaired a meeting to review the achievements made and targets set with regard to ongoing vaccination process in Srinagar,

Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Planning Officer, SDM East, SDM West, Nodal Officer Covid-19, Chief Medical Officer, District Panchayat Officer Senior Health Care functionaries BMO, ZMOs and other concerned were present in the meeting.

On the occasion, the DC directed the concerned to intensify their efforts to ensure cent percent target of vaccination is achieved within the stipulated time frame. He directed the concerned officers to ensure submission of daily reports to his office about the vaccination.

The DC was informed that about 3 lakh residents of targeted population have been inoculated shots of Covid-19 vaccination in Srinagar district so far and process is going on with better pace as people are visiting vaccination centers in large numbers to get anti Covid-19 vaccine.

The DC directed the Tehsildars and ZMOs to ensure regular inspection of vaccination centres falling in their respective jurisdiction and submit daily reports of the same to his office. He directed them for utilization of their own staff and ensure close coordination with local influencers including members of Panchayat Raj Institutions and Religious heads to make people aware about benefits of anti Covid-19 vaccination.

He also stressed for launching a door to door vaccination drive for the beneficiaries.

The Deputy Commissioner urged the people of Srinagar to come forward and get vaccinated at their nearest vaccination Centre to ensure safety for themselves, family and whole society against the Covid pandemic disease.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner also reviewed the progress of works being carried out for setting up of 5 Model Primary Health Centers termed as STAR PHCs at different locations in the district In order to further strengthen the patient care facilities.

The DC directed the CMO Srinagar and other concerned officers to speed up the pace of work to ensure all 5 designated Star PHCs start functioning with upgraded infrastructure at an earliest.

Pertinent to mention that each Star PHC in Srinagar district will have minimum 25-30 bed capacity with oxygen support system to meet present requirements to fight Covid-19 disease.

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