Jammu: Over 200 media persons associated with various print and electronic media, including those doing back office work, were inoculated on the second day of special vaccination camp held in Directorate of Information and Public Relation Office, Jammu. The camp was held on the directions of Director Information and PR, J&K Rahul Pandey in coordination with the District administration.
Deputy Director (PR) Jammu Gul Hassan Kraipak was the nodal officer incharge of the vaccination drive.
Those vaccinated included journalists, photo journalists, staff of circulation and advertisement departments of various media houses, radio channels and others.
Jammu & Kashmir Government has decided to vaccinate the media persons on priority because ever since the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic journalist have been working tirelessly just like front line workers to bring the factual report to the people from the ground zero. They are also playing a vital role in spreading awareness about Covid-19 among the people.
The District Administration and Information department thanked the media for extending their full cooperation in the vaccination drive.
The two day special vaccination drive for media persons was organised by District Administration Jammu in collaboration with Directorate of Information and PR in which more than 550 media persons of 18-45 age group got their first dose of vaccine.