DC Kupwara chairs Mission Indradhanush preparedness meet

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KUPWARA: A meeting of officers of this north Kashmir Kupwara under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Khalid Jahangir was heldon Saturday in the meeting hall of DC office to discuss measures taken for outcome oriented implementation of Mission Indradhanush under Extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan.
The meeting was attended by CMO Dr Prahlad Singh, Dy CMO, District Programme officer ICDS Mission, BMOs, CDPOs, field functionaries of health department and other concerned.
The first round of immunisation under Mission Indradhanush will commence from 16 July 2018 to cover children aged 0 to 2 years and expecting mothers for immunisation, the meeting was informed.
The second round of immunisation will begin from3August 2018 and the third round will take place from10 September 2018 onwards.
The mission is part of EGSA Phase-II which also includes cash assistance of Rs 500 to patients suffering from tuberculosis.
All concerned departments committed that no stone will be left unturned in vaccinating all drop outs of the district under the mission.
DC directed the CDPOs to work in synergy with other departments and mobilise grassroots functionaries including Aganwari workers and Ashas for the success of the mission.
He directed the officers to work in a coordinated manner to identify the obstructions in the immunisation process if any, and find solutions to remove the bottlenecks to ensure that children are fully immunised
“There should be sincere involvement of all the concerned officials to avail this historic opportunity for ensuring a healthy future of our state,” DC Kupwara Khalid Jahangir said.