Over 27 lakh COVID vaccine doses administered on day 1 of 'TilakUtsav'

Arunachal Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Sunday launched the special vaccination drive ‘TikaUtsav’ at Namsai

When the world is dealing with deadly corona virus, the India is working hard to contain the spread of virus, from making indigenous vaccine to sending vaccine across the world India is now celebrating world largest vaccination drive.


On April 11, 2021, a four-day-long ‘TikaUtsav’ or the vaccination festival has launched with an aim to vaccinate a maximum number of eligible citizens against Coronavirus.The Utsav has started on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and will continue till the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar on April 14.


On the first day of TikaUtsav, PM Modi in a tweet also made four requests to the citizens: to assist those who need help getting inoculated, help people in COVID treatment, wear masks and motivate others, and if someone tests Corona positive, create a micro-containment zone in the area.


On an average, 45,000 COVID Vaccination Centres (CVCs) are functional on any given day. On Sunday 63,800 CVCs were operational, marking a rise of an average of 18,800 operational vaccination centres. On the first day of TikaUtsav, more than 27 lakh vaccine doses were administered till 8 pm on Sunday.


Joining with the rest of the country in the TikaUtsav/Vaccine Festival, Arunachal Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Sunday launched the special vaccination drive ‘TikaUtsav’ at Namsai in presence of State BJP General Secretary ChauZingnuNamchoom who is also MLA Namsai, DC R.K.Sharma, SP D.W.Thongon and DMO Dr N.S. Namchoom. The district administration to make a full effort to carry out maximum vaccination drive at every circle of the Namsai District and vaccinate as many eligible people through this special campaign and check on zero wastage to increase the vaccination capacity.

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