Covid-19 vaccination drive for 15-18 year age group rolled out in Ganderbal

~ 20218 children targeted for inoculation during the vaccination drive in the district

"VAN" (Dar Rafi - Ganderbal, Srinagar - 04.01.2022) :: Covid 19 vaccination drive was today rolled out in district Ganderbal which was kick-started by the Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Farooq Ahmad Baba here at Government Boys Higher Secondary School.

During the COVID-19 vaccination drive for children in the 15-18 year age group, 20218 children are targeted for inoculation in the district.

Meanwhile, ADC visited various vaccination sites accompanied by Deputy CEO and CMO Ganderbal and monitored the vaccination processes.

Speaking on the occasion, the ADC said that 22 vaccination sites are established in identified Government/private Schools in the district and district administration has made all the necessary arrangements at the vaccination sites where the children falling under the targeted age group will be vaccinated.

He asked the Deputy CEO to encourage the eligible teenagers to come forward and get vaccinated at nearest session site.

Pertinently, only Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN will be administered to the eligible teenagers as it is the only vaccine with Emergency Use Listing (EUL) for the 15-18 years age-group and recommended by ‘Covid-19 Working Group’ of the National Technical Advisory Group on immunization.


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