Covid Vaccination Drive 15-18 Year Begins In Kokrajhar


KOKRAJHAR, JAN 3: Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) chief executive member Pramod Boro ceremonially inaugurated the 15-18 year Covid vaccination drive by lighting a lamp today at Science College Kokrajhar campus in Kokrajhar in the presence of BTR executve member for Health and Family Welfare department, Arup Kumar Dey, Kokrajhar East MLA Lawrence Islary.

The vaccination drive was organised by Kokrajhar administration in associaion with Health and Family Welfare department and vaccination drive has been carrying in several 15 vaccination centres across the entire Kokrajhar district.

In Kokrajhar district, the vaccination target has been eyeing over 50,000 coverage of vaccines among the age group of 15-18 year.

Boro has said that the BTR and state government have been initiating to extend vaccinations among the age group of 15-18 year those are studying in school and colleges in the state. He has said that the health and family welfare department has been emphasizing for bringing safety healthy environment among all citizens to get rid free the affect of the Covid or Omicron diseases. He has urged all persons those are 15-18 year old to take vaccines in the districts to have sound health and safety health.

BTR executive member Arup Kumar Dey said that the health & family welfare department has so far stepped up with necessary strategies for vaccinations among the age group of 15-18 year as state government has instructed for carrying vaccination drive across the state. He said that the BTR government has so far initiated a step for extending medical treatment services at door to door for senior citizens with engaging doctor and nurses.