Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar IAS visited a vaccination centre at the Old CIB quarters in Khairatabad today to oversee the arrangements made for the special mop up vaccination drive which started across the GHMC and Cantonment Board areas in the city from today.
Chief Secretary stated that as per the directions of the Honourable Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekar Rao a special mop up drive is being taken up to vaccinate all the left over persons in all the 4846 colonies and slum areas in the city. During this special drive a team would visit each and every household and identify those who have not been vaccinated.
The team will motivate the people to get vaccinated and they will be informed of the vaccination centre in their area together with date and time in advance. A sticker will be pasted on the door of every household in which all residents have been vaccinated .
Chief Secretary said that the main objective of this special mop up vaccination drive is to make Hyderabad a 100 percent Covid Vaccinated city.
An event will be held in the colony after successful completion of the vaccination drive in the presence of colony office bearers to encourage and motivate the colonies to go for 100% vaccination.
Chief Secretary congratulated the GHMC and health officials for taking up the special vaccination and asked them to make it a success.
He also appealed to the people to utilize the opportunity provided by the government and get themselves vaccinated. Health Secretary Sri Rizvi, GHMC Commissioner Sri Lokesh Kumar, Collector Sharman and other senior officials were present.