Jammu administration scales up vaccination Special drives started at 32 locations: DC


JAMMU : The Deputy Commissioner Anshul Garg today stated that the district administration is making constant efforts in providing all kinds of services/facilities to the people affected by Coronavirus.
During a visit to inspect the vaccination drive at Women College Gandhi Nagar, Super Speciality Hospital and Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex, the Deputy Commissioner briefed the media about the measures being taken by District Administration to curb Covid-19 cases.
He was accompanied with ADC (Adm) Satish Kumar Sharma and other district officers of the concerned departments during his visit.
The Deputy Commissioner said that in order to tackle the challenges mounted by COVID-19 pandemic effectively, the Administration has laid key emphasis on vaccination of the people.
The Deputy Commissioner informed that a special vaccination drive has been started at 32 different locations to vaccinate the priority groups including shopkeepers, journalists, lawyers, widows, orphans, people associated with tourism sector etc.
Listing the measures taken to provide relief to weaker section amid the corona restrictions, he said Social Welfare Department, Labour Department and FCS&CA Department are putting in extra efforts to provide pensions, rations and financial aid to construction works.
The Deputy Commissioner said that District Administration is trying to inoculate maximum people under this accelerated special vaccination drive for 18-44 age group. He appealed to the people to use Helpline numbers for any kind of assistance regarding Covid-19. He said that laxity of any kind can be harmful.
However, the Deputy Commissioner cautioned that despite decreasing trend in positive cases in the district, the people should not lower their guard against the covid and adhere to SOPs in letter in spirit.
The DC said that Administration is dealing the situation as per recommended guidelines and urged all the stakeholders to play active role in combating the deadly disease.