Vaccination Mega Campaign-2: Great enthusiasm seen among people

26-08-2021

There was great enthusiasm among people as the 2-day Vaccination Mega campaign began. Pics by Ashraf Ali 
Long queues at centres; Indore, Ujjain lead in maximum vaccinations 

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
The second phase of the vaccination campaign has started in Madhya Pradesh. Till 6 pm on the first day of the campaign, 19 lakh 95 thousand 263 people have been vaccinated. Maximum 1 lakh 12 thousand 880 people got the vaccine in Indore. Ujjain city is at number two. Here 1 lakh 11 thousand 30 people have been vaccinated. Jabalpur, Sagar and Rewa have also left Bhopal behind. In Bhopal 62 thousand 58 have been vaccinated, while in Dewas 69 thousand 316, Sagar 62 thousand 59, Rewa 63 thousand 990, Jabalpur 62 thousand 175 and Ratlam 58 thousand 408 people have been vaccinated.
The two-day campaign has started in the state from Wednesday. A target has been set to vaccinate 20 lakh people in the state on the first day. Vaccination is being done both online and onsite on the first day. Along with this, the stamps of the first and second doses are also being put on the hands of those who get the vaccine this time. There are also two right marks in the first dose and one in the second dose.
To motivate the people, disaster management groups, voluntary organizations, ASHA, Anganwadi workers, Saathiya workers and volunteers registered on Sarthak portal have been entrusted with the responsibility of bringing one to five people to the vaccine center.
Long queues started forming from early morning at the vaccination centres set up for the vaccine. Some got the first dose of the vaccine and some others got the second dose and got protection from corona infection. The people who got the vaccine took selfies by getting the stamp of I Am Vaccinated and inspired people to get the vaccine.

Mobile teams formed: Mobile teams have been formed in the districts of the state. This mobile van is roaming in the area and giving vaccine to the people. There is a facility for Corona Health Desk to register in the Kovin app by receiving OTP directly from WhatsApp number 9013151515.
The district administration is vaccinating the people who are in direct contact with the public, including auto rickshaws, bus drivers, vegetable-fruit sellers and all other vaccine survivors. A special seal is being put on the hands of those who vaccinate. In this, one tick is being applied with black color for the first dose and two ticks are being applied with blue color for applying two doses.

CM takes stock of arrangements
Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited KN Katju Covid Vaccination Centre and inspected the arrangements there. In the Vaccination Mega Campaign-2, special arrangements have been made for the Divyangs and the elderly at the Katju Vaccination Centre. Here both Covaxin and Covishield vaccines are available. An observation room has also been set up at the centre. Chouhan also discussed with the people who came for vaccination including the staff of the vaccination centre. 
Chouhan while motivating to get both the doses of the vaccine said that the cycle of protection from corona will be effective only when the person takes both the doses. Therefore, get both the doses yourself and also motivate your acquaintances to get both the doses within the time limit. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan distributed certificates after vaccination to the people who came for vaccination and also put a double tick seal.