ADDC Budgam reviews preparations for National Immunisation Day

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Budgam, Jan 23: Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Khursheed Ahmad Sanaie today chaired a meeting to review preparedness for the successful conduct of forthcoming National Immunisation Day in the District.
During the meeting it was informed that 622 IPPI booths and 57 hard to reach area booths have been set up across the district to cover 104867 children under the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) on NID. Besides 8 transit booths shall also be established at railway stations, bus stations and other locations for the children who are in transit.
It was further informed that 2578 front line/grass root level workers shall be engaged for the purpose comprising of 1059 health workers, 760 ICDS workers, 693 ASHAs and 66 volunteers who will be supervised by 119 block level supervisors and 10 district level supervisors.
CMO, Dr Nazir Ahmad Dar said that IEC material and all logistics would be distributed in the district one week ahead of NID
The meeting was attended by Khursheed Ahmad Shah ADC/DPO ICDS Budgam, Dy. CMO Dr Tahmeena, DIO Showkat Hussain Ganie, DEPO Farooq Ahmad Raina and other officers and officials of the department.