All schools directed to complete vaccination process within one week: DC Srinagar

Distt Admin Srinagar for cent percent coverage of 15-17 age group for Covid-19 vaccination


All schools directed to complete vaccination process within one week


Srinagar, Jan 29 (GNS): To safeguard teenagers in the age group of 15-17 years from Covid-19 infection and ensure enabling environment for schools to move towards reopening, the District Administration Srinagar today held an interaction session under the Chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Khurshid Ahmad Shah with heads of various Schools and Senior Health functionaries at Banquet Hall, here.


The interaction session was held on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad which was attended by Sub Divisional Magistrate East/ Nodal Officer Covid-19 Mitigations, Owais Mushtaq, Chief Medical Officer, Dr Jameel, Deputy Chief Education Officer, Anjum Raja, Zonal Education Officers, Principals and Heads of various Government Schools, Zonal Medical Officers and all Tehsildars of Srinagar, besides representatives of various Private Schools of the district.


During the meeting, a threadbare deliberation was held with regard to ongoing process of Covid-19 vaccination for 15-17 age group in Srinagar District and target achieved till date.


Srinagar district over 83000 teenagers under 15-17 age group are targeted to inoculate anti Covid-19 dots. It was also given out that total 9312 students under 15-17 age group are enrolled in 111 Government Schools in the district out of which 7045 students have been inoculated Covid-19 jabs, while left out students will be covered under the process soon.


Similarly, the meeting was informed that over 5000 students enrolled in 174 private schools have also been administered necessary Covid-19 shots.


On the occasion, the ADC asked all other private schools to update their students registration details so that all students under 15-17 age group are inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine within one week to achieve the set target.


Speaking on the occasion, the Additional Deputy Commissioner said that decisions with regard to vaccination, their research, approval and certification has been scientifically driven.