Baramulla: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar Monday chaired a meeting of concerned officers to take stock of the progress of COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the district. The meeting also discussed various means and measures for achieving 100 percent target in the vaccination campaign.
On the occasion, a comprehensive discussion on the subject was held during which the DC emphasized for exploring different means and measures for carrying out the campaign successfully. He directed to vaccinate at least 15 thousand beneficiaries in a single day throughout the district.
The DC directed the CMO to monitor the progress of vaccination on daily basis so that appropriate measures are taken to eliminate the impediments, if any.
Moreover, Kumar emphasized upon the officers to work in coordination and synergy for achieving the desired results. He further directed to launch a vibrant sensitisation campaign at block and at other levels and underlined the need of utilizing the services of PRIs in this regard.
Meanwhile, DC urged upon the people to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour and avoid large gatherings besides maintaining social distancing. He said that adoption of SOPs is the only way out to avert the anticipated third wave of the pandemic.
Meeting was attended by ADC Sopore, SDMs, Chief Medical Officer Baramulla, Tehsildars, BMOs, officers of health and other concerned departments among other functionaries.