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Minister Suklabaidya Supervises Vaccination Drive in Hailakandi & Karimganj Districts

Parimal Suklabaidya
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Assam Environment and Forest Minister, Parimal Suklabaidya on Monday supervised the intensified vaccination drive in Hailakandi and Karimganj districts.

During his visit, the Guardian Minister Suklabaidya asked the Deputy Commissioners of Hailakandi and Karimganj districts to step up vaccination drives. The minister also advised the authorities to open new centres to ensure that maximum number of people are vaccinated during the three-day vaccination drive.

The Minister asked the authorities to pull out all the stops to ensure the intensified vaccination drive is smooth and successful.
“All out efforts must be made by the district administrations to ensure the intensified vaccination drive is smooth and successful covering the maximum number of people. It is only through intensified vaccination drive, we can arrest further spread of the disease,” he stated.

Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya also took stock of the Covid 19 situation of Hailakandi and Karimganj districts with Deputy Commissioners, SPs, DDCs, ADCs, health functionaries and other stakeholders at the Circuit House.
The Deputy Commissioners apprised the Minister about the latest situation and the steps undertaken by the administrations to contain the disease through RAT/RT-PCR testing, isolation and vaccination.

The MInister also appreciated the efforts made by the district administrations to prevent spread of the disease to newer areas and to keep the infection rate under control.
In Hailakandi district, the administration has opened 58 Covid vaccination centres for the mega vaccination drive while 87 centres have been set up in Karimganj district.
The Hailakandi administration has fixed a target of 8,400 vaccination per day against the State target of 7,000 per day while the Karimganj administration set a target of 12,860 per day against the State target of 10,000 per day.

Later, Minister Suklabaidya visited Harekrishna High School, SS College, Algapur High School and Panchgram Town High School vaccination centres in Hailakandi district, while in Karimganj district he visited the DIC, Karimganj High Madrassa to supervise the vaccination drive.
It may be mentioned that Chief Minister, Dr.Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday requested all the ministers in the capacity of guardian ministers to station themselves in their respective allotted districts along with the guardian secretaries to closely supervise the three-day intensified vaccination drive.

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