State level Intensified Mission Indradhanush Programme has been inaugurated at Santirbazar community hall on Sunday by Sri Badal Chowdhury, Hon’ble Minister, Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Tripura. The Programme was inaugurated by administering polio drop and Rota virus vaccine on children attending the programme in the hand of Hon’ble Minister of Health & Family Welfare Department. The Mission has been conceptualized to ensure immunization with all available vaccines for children up to two years and pregnant women in selective districts and urban areas who have been dropped out or left out of immunization with the aim of achieving 90% full immunization coverage by December 2018 as narrated by Hon’ble Health Minister. He requested all parents, ASHA, Angwanwadi workers to bring all children under the purview of immunization to prevent vaccine preventable diseases.
On this occasion, Sri Samarjit Bhaumik, Secretary of Health & Family Welfare Department, Sri Himangshu Roy, Hon’ble Sabhadhipati of South Tripura Zilla Parishad, Sri Yasbir Tripura, Hon’ble MLA, Sri Uttam Mandal, Additional District Magistrate & Collector of South Tripura, Dr. Madhusudhan Chowdhury, State Immunization Officer ,SH&FWS & Dr. Jagdish Nama, Chief Medical Officer of South Tripura were also present.