Continuing it's under 'Vaccine at Doorsteps’ drive to inoculate a larger population in a short period to break the transmission chain of virus, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Saturday launched Covid vaccination camp at Gurudwara Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Ji in Model Town Extension locality of the city.Accompanied by Punjab Youth Development Board Chairman Sukhwinder Singh Bindra, PMIDB Chairman Amarjeet Singh Tikka, SDM Amrinder Singh Malhi, Deputy Commissioner said that District Administration has received encouraging response from the people and numbers of camps are being increased to meet the demand of vaccine.He said that earlier, the people were shying away from receiving the jab but now with vaccine is being administrated near to the homes of the people, they have welcomed the move and coming in the large number.Sharma added under the ‘Vaccine at Doorsteps’ initiative, there is no need to go and stand in the queue at the vaccination centre as now health teams will visit particular area/factory/village/residential society or private and commercial establishments for which the need is just to dial up administration for vaccination camp in their localities or premises.Deputy Commissioner disclosed that the administration will send the health teams to vaccinating all eligible at all places from where it would receive the call.
Urging the people to shun hesitance and embrace the vaccine, Sharma stressed that our scientists have left no stone unturned to develop the vaccine and accepting it social responsibility towards the nation, we should get the vaccine at the earliest to save the precious lives from the pandemic.He said when there was no vaccine, people were drying in large numbers and praying for vaccine and now the vaccine is here, the people must come forward to get a jab to win the war against the pandemic.Soliciting wholehearted support of the people, Municipal Councillor Mamta Ashu, while inaugurating another such camp at Housing Board colony in Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, said this is the best system for people as instead of standing in a queue and wasting time, health teams will vaccinate at their doorsteps. She also congratulated area councillor Seema Kapoor and senior Congress leader Sunil Kapoor for making efforts and organising this special camp.PYDB Chairman Sukhwinder Singh Bindra also appealed the people to come forward and accept the vaccine wholeheartedly. He appealed to all Resident Welfare Associations, NGOs, Industrial organisations, Marriage palace/Resturant/Hotel Owners to contact District Administration for organising such Camps. He said that by organising such camps, we would be able to weed out Covid19 completely from our society.Prominent among those present on the occasion included Surinder Pal Singh Bindra,President, Lally, General Secretary, Civil Surgeon Dr Sukhjeevan Kakkar, District Public Relations Officer Puneet Pal Singh Gill, Nitin Tandon, Aman Mehra, Bittu, besides several others.