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COVID-19 vaccination drive for Frontline Staff of PBMC begins

Port Blair ,

     As part of the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination to Frontline Workers of A& N Islands, the vaccination session for Frontline Staff of Port Blair Municipal Council began at Dr. Ambedkar Auditorium. A total of 110 beneficiaries were vaccinated against the 1st dose of COVID-19.
    It is to mention that, till now, a total of 2380 Frontline Workers which include Police, Prison Dept., Paramilitary, Municipal Frontline staff, Volunteers of Disaster Management and District Administration have been vaccinated against 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine in these Islands.
   Dr. Avijit Roy, Nodal Officer COVID-19, Dr. Rajiv Ghosh, Site Supervisor and Dr. Rohit, SPO, UNDP conducted the session along with other Health Care Staff. The vaccination program was supervised by Ms Anjali Sherawat, Secretary, PBMC and Shri Anand Vardhan Mishra, Joint Secretary, PBMC. The vaccination program is being conducted under the overall guidance of Dr. V. Candavelou, Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Health) and Shri R.N Sharma, Secretary (Health)/MD UTHM.
  The Andaman and Nicobar Administration is committed to protect its citizens against the deadly COVID-19 disease. Beneficiaries from Police, District Administration, Disaster Management, CISF, CRPF, Prison Deptt. who are enlisted for vaccination can avail the services at Dr. Ambedkar Auditorium, PBMC between 9 am to 5 pm excluding Wednesday and Sunday till completion of the vaccines or 6th of March, 2021 whichever is earlier, a press release from DHS said.