KOKRAJHAR: In order to monitor and supervise the ongoing vaccination drive in Chirang district for the people above 18 years of age, the Minister for Handloom and Textile, Soil Conservation, Urkhao Gwra Brahma, who is also the Guardian Minister of the district, on Tuesday visited various COVID vaccination centres and took review of the vaccination drive.
The minister visited BGR Employees Community Hall, Bengtal CHC and Basugaon Town JB School vaccination centres set up for the purpose and interacted with the medical frontline workers, officials of district administration and public.
In an interaction with media persons, when he was asked about the purpose of conducting mega vaccination drive for the people above 18 years of age across the country, the minister said that government had aimed at safeguarding the lives of people by vaccinating all the permitted age group people. He asked all these age group people to take advantage of this drive and get vaccinated at an earliest. He said, "Such an exercise will induce confidence among the people as vaccination is the only method tested world over to defeat the COVID-19 and resume normal activities gradually." He appealed to the public not to give heed to rumours and avail this opportunity of getting vaccinated for the benefit of themselves and for the society.
He lauded the health workers for their untiring efforts for the safety of people during this pandemic situation.