Chandigarh Admn celebrates nation’s 100 cr doses

Chandigarh, October 21

The UT Health Department had a befitting celebration on the completion of 100 crore Covid vaccine doses by India.

In view of the liberal availability of the vaccine, a lot of beneficiaries from neighbouring states also got themselves jabbed in Chandigarh. A function was organised to mark the occasion. It was attended by Health Secretary Yashpal Garg, Additional Secretary, Health, Rubinderjit Singh Brar and the Director. Health and Family Welfare, Dr Suman Singh.

A cake being cut to celebrate the milestone. Manoj Mahajan

A cake-cutting ceremony was organised in the presence of the Medical Superintendent, GMSH, Sector 16, VK Nagpal and Deputy Medical Superintendent Paramjit Singh. Rangoli, banners, balloons and decoration made the venue look elegant. The Health Secretary congratulated the health team for their untiring work and excellent vaccination undertaken in the City Beautiful.

The 100th beneficiary was honoured with a memento by the Health Secretary and the health staff were given commendation certificates. Similar celebrations took place at various health and wellness centres and at the civil hospitals in Sector 22, 45 and Mani Majra. —TNS

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