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Jabs for 15 to 18 year age group from Jan 3 in this J&K district

Last Updated on December 31, 2021 at 6:37 pm

District Administration Doda is all set to roll out Covid vaccination for 15 to 18 year age group from Jan 3, 2022.

To discuss and finalize the preparations, District Development Commissioner Vikas Sharma today chaired a meeting of the health and school education department here at the DC office.

It was given out that the provision of the vaccination of age appropriate students will be made in all 133 Government and Private High Schools and 60 Government and Private Higher Secondary Schools in the district to inoculate 25190 students of class 9th to 12th. It was also given out that the target population of the age group between 15 to 18 years is 27841 in the district.

It was decided that 120 teams shall operate in different schools from January 3, the schedule of which shall be notified separately. Nodal officers have been appointed in each school for smooth conduct of the vaccination programme.

Deputy Commissioner, Kathua Rahul Yadav also chaired a meeting of concerned officers to discuss the action plan for undertaking Covid-19 Vaccination for 15-18 Yr age group in the district.

Pertinently, the Government of India has recently approved the vaccination for the children in the age group of 15-18 years to be started from January 3, 2022 across the country.