Port Blair, April 15: Responding to PM Modi’s clarion call for working towards achieving maximum vaccination coverage for the priority groups during Tika Utsav  from April 11 to 14, Port Blair Guru ki Rasoi, Pankh and ISMAT, NGOs working for the upliftment of the society organised a vaccination drive in Beodnabad  with the support of the Former Up Pradhan, Shri R. Paramasivam, staff of the Health Deptt. and other frontline workers.

Around 288 doses of Covid 19 vaccine were administered to the beneficiaries of the area. The centre was a great relief for old aged people who had difficulty in travelling to far off vaccination centres.

The president Port Blair Guru ki rasoi, Mr. Mandeep Grewal, Charter President ISMAT Mrs. Shahnaz Jadwet , President and Secretary of Pankh, Mrs. Komal Anand and  Mrs. Geetha Bhat were present at the venue to monitor the vaccination process .

The team also provided lunch to the staff of the Health Deptt. and other frontline workers involved in the vaccination drive.

An additional attraction was setting up of Selfie Booths at JNRM in the presence of the IGP , Shri Sanjay Kumar and DIG Shri Vijay Singh and at Beodnabad in the presence of the Up Pradhan Shri Paramasivam. People enthusiastically clicked selfies after getting vaccinated.

The team of the three NGOs is committed to offer such services in future also as necessity arises.