Mega vaccination drive on PM’s birthday

A mega vaccination drive is being conducted in Assam that is expected to vaccinate over 7 lakh people on prime minister Narendra Modi’s birthday. The state government has set up 4000 vaccination centers all across the state to conquer the task, and around sixty thousand people will be vaccinated in Guwahati alone. The government is going to fix the low count for the second dose this time. However, 1.7 crore or around 75 per cent of the state’s population have received the first dose of the vaccine.

The state government has been raising awareness among the people by sending SMSs, doing door to door campaign, etc, to let people know the importance of taking the vaccine as soon as it is available to those.

Chief Minister of the state Himanta Biswa, has appealed to the people of the stae to come out in large numbers to get vaccinated for the initiative and that the first dose was not enough. He also stated this could be finest gift to the prime minister on his birthday, through the video message.

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